Our 22 research groups, based around 18 research themes, work together under a common goal of education and surgical intervention.
We offer opportunities for research training for clinical and non-clinical graduates, and are responsible for delivering the surgical training to Medical School undergraduates.
Surgical Grand Rounds
The Surgical Grand Rounds are the key educational meetings for consultants, juniors and medical students. Presentations revolve around clinical cases and are followed by lively, educational discussion.Find out more
Resources for Researchers
Explore our collection of resources useful to researchers in all parts of the research process, from experimental techniques to publication and review.Find out more
Identification of shared genetic variants between schizophrenia and lung cancer.
Zuber V. et al, (2018), Sci Rep, 8
Polygenic hazard score to guide screening for aggressive prostate cancer: development and validation in large scale cohorts.
Seibert TM. et al, (2018), BMJ, 360
Preserving Treg function: beyond mTOR inhibitors.
Adigbli G. and Issa F., (2018), Transplantation
Mesenchymal Stromal Cell Therapy: After the Gold Rush.
Issa F., (2018), Transplantation, 102, 7 - 8
Oscillatory neural representations in the sensory thalamus predict neuropathic pain relief by deep brain stimulation.
Huang Y. et al, (2018), Neurobiol Dis, 109, 117 - 126
Cochrane Corner: stem cell therapy for chronic ischaemic heart disease and congestive heart failure.
Fisher SA. et al, (2018), Heart, 104, 8 - 10
Founded in 1937
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Women in Science
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