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Faculty of Medical Sciences

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

We have taught medicine in Newcastle since 1834. We are proud of our rich and vibrant history, which provides a strong foundation for innovation and growth.

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.

World-class, research-led teaching

We have a long-standing reputation for being one of the best places to study medical 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.

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New £12 million research centre to improve studies of rare disease

A new £12 million research centre has been launched to improve clinical trials for patients with rare diseases.

AI software could revolutionise voice box cancer treatment

Artificial intelligence has been found to improve the outcome of patients with voice box cancer, which is a step closer to personalised treatment, new research has revealed.

Learning centre sees success in supporting young people

A learning centre designed to help young people from under-represented backgrounds in Newcastle progress into higher education has supported more than 1,200 students in the past year.

Funding boost for next generation of clinical cancer scientists

Clinical academics specialising in cancer research in Newcastle can now access support at every stage of their career development journey.

App can help people reduce their alcohol intake

A free smartphone app, Drink Less, can help people who would benefit most from reducing their alcohol consumption to do so successfully, new research has revealed.

Mystery of unexplained kidney disease revealed to patients

Scientists have identified a new method of analysing genomic data in a major discovery that means patients with unexplained kidney failure are finally getting a diagnosis.