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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 liver and kidney disease identified

Scientists have identified a new disease in a ground-breaking discovery that could help patients with unexplained liver and kidney problems.

Genetic basis of 3 mitochondrial diseases identified via new approach

New understanding of how mitochondria’s hundreds of proteins work together to generate power and perform other functions offers a promising path to better diagnose and treat mitochondrial disease.

Preventing long term side effects of cancer radiotherapies

A new study has found that a simple, one-off treatment was able to prevent long term side effects of cancer radiotherapies.

Healthy Cities?

A new book by a Newcastle University expert looks at how where we live influences our health – for better and for worse.

New research unit to help organ donation and transplantation patients

Newcastle University is receiving almost £2 million for a cutting-edge research unit focused on organ donation to help improve the outcomes for patients waiting for and receiving transplants.

Newcastle reaffirmed as a Leader in Openness in animal research

Understanding Animal Research has announced that Newcastle University has reaffirmed its status as a Leader in Openness from 2022 -2025.

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.