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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.

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.

Our vision is to use our strengths in research and teaching to improve the health of the population.

Professor David Burn, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Medical Sciences

Latest from Newcastle

Stimulating brain pathways shows origins of human language and memory

Scientists have identified that the evolutionary development of human and primate brains may have been similar for communication and memory.

Published on: 25 January 2021

Developmental origins of eczema and psoriasis discovered

Scientists have created a highly detailed map of skin, which reveals that cellular processes from development are re-activated in cells from patients with inflammatory skin disease.

Published on: 21 January 2021

Newcastle University appoints new Pro-Vice-Chancellor Education

Professor Tom Ward has been appointed as the new Pro-Vice-Chancellor Education at Newcastle University.

Published on: 18 January 2021

How can we live longer in better health?

Newcastle experts have contributed to a House of Lords report on healthy ageing and have made recommendations for improvements.

Published on: 15 January 2021

Research shapes safe dentistry during Covid-19

Leading research at Newcastle University has been used to shape how dentistry can be carried out safely during the Covid-19 pandemic by mitigating the risks of dental aerosols.

Published on: 08 January 2021

New Years Honours for University colleagues

University colleagues have been recognised in the Queen's New Year's Honours.

Published on: 31 December 2020

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