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Faculty of Medical Sciences

Faculty of Medical Sciences

We're home to a world-leading collaboration of researchers, doctors and teaching professionals.

We excel in tackling challenges in health and healthcare. We're at the forefront of the translational medicine revolution. 

We turn scientific advances into direct benefits for patients. We enjoy strong partnerships with local NHS Trusts.

Our work has led to major advances in patient healthcare regionally, nationally and internationally.

Our research teams are supported by 3 institutes. Our research themes highlight our focus areas and span across institutes. They allow experts from different disciplines to work together in a team science approach.

Latest from Newcastle

Early biomarker warning of heart disease for diabetic patients

New research has shown that people with type 1 diabetes may have features of premature heart disease induced by the condition often before they even get their diagnosis.

Published on: 14 May 2021

NIHR launches innovative searchable database of global clinical trials

The National Institute for Health Research’s Innovation Observatory, at Newcastle University, has launched a database of clinical trials and approved medical devices, diagnostics and digital tools.

Published on: 13 May 2021

Prestigious academy elects leading biomedical and health scientists

The Academy of Medical Sciences has elected four prominent Newcastle University biomedical and health scientists to their Fellowship, it has been announced today.

Published on: 12 May 2021

New book: Your Simple Guide to Reversing Type 2 Diabetes

University research into reversing diabetes has been turned into a concise book explaining what happens to us when we get type 2 and how we can escape it.

Published on: 06 May 2021

Investigating long-term effects of covid-19 on the heart

A project at Newcastle University investigating long-term inflammation of the heart following covid-19 infection has been awarded a grant of almost £150,000 by a national charity.

Published on: 05 May 2021

Clinicians work together to improve diagnostic tools for Epilepsy

An international team of scientists have created a language to improve epilepsy research and diagnosis.

Published on: 05 May 2021

World-class, research-led teaching

We have a long-standing reputation for being one of the best places to study medicine, dentistry and health sciences. 

We rank highly across both international and national league tables.

We support undergraduate and postgraduate students studying both taught and research programmes.