The Department of Pathology's research seeks to understand - and ultimately arrest and reverse - disease processes. Our primary research topics are: cell and molecular pathology, immunology, microbiology and parasitology, virology and molecular histopathology.
Philanthropic giving is at the heart of the success of the Collegiate University, enabling us to make discoveries that change the world and to ensure that our students received an unrivalled education.
At any one time, more than 1000 clinical trials are being conducted across the Cambridge Biomedical Campus, the largest gathering of clinical, pharmaceutical and biomedical research specialists in Europe. These trials are a crucial step in the design of new medicines and medical devices – translating ideas that started in a research laboratory into new treatments for patients.
One of the biggest challenges of the 21st century is developing prevention strategies, treatments and vaccinations to combat infectious diseases, which kill more people worldwide than any other medical condition.