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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

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

Cup of tea brightens the day and the mind

If you’re enjoying a cup of tea and mince pie this festive season, you may be refreshing more than your palate, as research shows a good brew improves the attention span in those over 85-years-old.

Published on: 29 December 2020

Virtual Nuffield research placements

Segen Tecle, an A-level student, describes her experience as a Nuffield foundation research placement student in 2020.

Published on: 11 December 2020

Children with cystic fibrosis suffer mild illness from Covid-19

Children with cystic fibrosis who do not have pre-existing severe lung damage have mild or asymptomatic illness when infected with Covid-19, a new study has revealed.

Published on: 09 December 2020

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