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Centre for Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical Sciences

The Centre’s focus is on fundamental and applied research into the molecular mechanisms of disease. Research activities are concentrated around three main themes: Microbiology, Infection & Immunity; Regenerative Molecular Medicine; Molecular Neuroscience.

Using model organisms ranging from bacterial and tissue cultures to Dictyostelium, zebrafish and mouse, centre members test biological hypotheses that are relevant for a wide range of human and animal diseases.

The Centre has research links within the Swan alliance and other universities in the greater London area, as well as across the UK, Europe and beyond, including USA, China, Vietnam, Australia, Mexico and Uruguay. Partners include members of the academic, government and industrial sectors.

The Biomedical Sciences research theme plays host to Rare Disease Day on or around 29 February every year. More details here.


Academic Staff

Dr Hrvoje Augustin

Dr Philip Chen

Dr Chen

Prof. Simon Cutting

Prof Cutting

Dr Shobana Dissanayeke

Dr Lydia Hanna

Dr Walter Lucchesi

Dr James McEvoy

Dr McEvoy

Dr Jenny Murdoch

Dr Murdoch

Dr Linda Popplewell

Dr Popplewell

Prof. Pankaj Sharma - Institute of Cardiovascular Research

Prof Sharma

Dr Stuart Snowden

Dr Mikhail Soloviev

Dr Soloviev

Dr Jorge Tovar-Torres - Centre for Systems and Synthetic Biology

Dr Tovar

Prof. Robin Williams

Prof Williams

Dr Christopher Wilkinson

Dr Wilkinson

Prof. Rafael J Yáñez-Muñoz

Prof Yanez

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