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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

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

Differing immune responses in asymptomatic versus severe covid cases

The largest study of its kind in the UK has identified differences in the immune response to covid-19 between people with no symptoms, compared to those suffering a more serious reaction to the virus.

Published on: 20 April 2021

Participants sought to increase understanding of covid-19 fatigue

A new study looking to increase the understanding of what is happening in the brain of those suffering from covid-19 fatigue is seeking volunteers to take part.

Published on: 08 April 2021

Region showcases unrivalled research route for trainee medics

An award-winning campaign to attract more doctors and dentists to train in the North East and North Cumbria has launched a new interactive ‘roadmap’ to promote careers in research.

Published on: 01 April 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.