School of Biosciences and Medicine

About us

Headed by Professor David Blackbourn, our mission is to improve human and animal health through top-ten teaching and world-leading discovery and translational research in biosciences and medicine.

We aim to optimise human and animal health for the benefit of society, in the face of global challenges such as ageing populations, disease burden, food security and climate change.

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Professor David Blackbourn, Head of the School of Biosciences and Medicine