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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

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

Latest from Newcastle

New genetic tests set to advance orthopaedic care

A range of ground-breaking genetic tests that could help predict whether joint replacements succeed or fail have been launched following years of research.

New season of public lectures and concerts unveiled

Newcastle University’s popular series of INSIGHTS Public Lectures and Live Music Concerts in the King’s Hall performances are set to resume with in person events back on campus this autumn.

National recognition for our business and community links

Newcastle University has performed strongly in the national exercise that measures how we share our knowledge and expertise with business, charities and community organisations.

Probiotic prescriptions for premature babies to reduce disease risk

Premature babies in neonatal units could be given personalised prescriptions of bacteria directly into their stomachs to improve health and reduce disease risk, new research has revealed.

People with dementia could be missing out on post-diagnosis care

A new report has found that as many as 85 percent of people with dementia could be missing out on important post-diagnosis care.

Ancient process revealed that makes cells resistant to toxic chemicals

Scientists have been awarded significant new funding to try to unravel the mysterious function of a protein that appears to be able to restore damaged cells.

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.