Our members research was rated as top in the UK for biomedical science allied to healthcare and fifth in the UK for biological science.

REF 2014 (Research Excellence Framework)

Our aim is to understand how membrane dynamics contribute to the healthy organism and how this knowledge may be translated into improved therapies to treat diseases.

Molecules, membranes and medicine

CMIAD is a virtual research centre bringing together cell biologists investigating the basic mechanisms underpinning membrane traffic and cytoskeletal dynamics with physical scientists, computational biologists and clinicians with the ultimate aim of developing improved therapies.

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CMIAD is committed to the training of the next generation of scientists, in particular by PhD studentships funded by the University of Sheffield.

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PhD Studentships at CMIAD

World-class Research

Our interdisciplinary research brings together experts from several departments with a focus on a number of core research themes.

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World-class Research


Our members receive funding from a range of sources including the MRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, Wellcome Trust, CRUK, ERC, BHF, Royal Society and Parkinson's Society.

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