Clinical Medicine

Clinical Medicine

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    Clinical School students

The School of Clinical Medicine is recognised as a leader in biomedical research, clinical education and healthcare innovation.

It is an integral part of the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, a world-leader in the development of new medicines and treatments, and at the forefront of stem cell research and the fight against cancer and infectious disease.

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Opportunities in 'Clinical Medicine '

Brain in skull
Pre-clinical medical and veterinary anatomy are taught through the Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience.
Unravelling the molecular mechanisms of disease to transform human health.
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
The Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute focuses on the practical application of research into cancer diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Clinical Biochemistry and Metabolic Sciences
The Department of Clinical Biochemistry trains science and medical postgraduates. It conducts high-quality biomedical research in the fields of diabetes, obesity, related endocrine and metabolic disorders, and the molecular cell biology of membrane traffic pathways.
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Changing how the world understands and treats diseases of the brain and mind.
Developing the next generation of blood cancer diagnostics and treatments
Structure of human galactocerebrosidase (GALC) gene
The Department of Medical Genetics adopts a broad approach to ‘Medical Genetics’, encouraging interests in genomics and the functional biology of genetic disease, as well as applying genetics to diagnostic and therapeutic approaches to disease.
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The Department of Medicine provides high quality research, teaching and patient care. It is the largest department in the School of Clinical Medicine, and is comprised of 11 Divisions, each aligned to a clinical specialty within the NHS.
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology comprises a multidisciplinary team of researchers, technicians and clinicians. Our research helps identify key predictive features associated with human pregnancy and uses genomics to identify key regulatory genes involved in the development of blood vessels in tissues.
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The Department of Paediatrics is an internationally recognised centre for research in child health and development.
Psychiatry's dictionary definition
The Department of Psychiatry's core research interests are the determinants of mental health conditions, their treatments and the promotion of mental health through innovative translational research.
The Department of Public Health and Primary Care (DPHPC) is one of Europe’s leading academic departments of population health sciences.
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The Department of Radiology undertakes innovative research in medical imaging.
People in scrubs
The Department of Surgery has a strong clinical research emphasis and our overall strategy is to improve the surgical management of disease through developments in both basic and translational research.
Harnessing the power of stem cells

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