Our acclaimed research deepens understanding of medical conditions and improves treatments. Our excellent teaching and close sense of community mean our students love the time they spend with us – and go on to great achievements.
The department hosts three internationally renowned research centres.
News and announcements
Zebrafish research provides breakthrough in the development of new treatments for epilepsy. Pioneering discovery by the MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics (CDBG)
LGBT Stories: This YouTube film is part of our ongoing work to create a fully inclusive university where talented people are welcomed and supported to reach their full potential, whoever they are. Watch on YouTube.
Dr Marcelo Rivolta was recently featured on the BBC See Hear programme 'Scientists reverse hearing loss in gerbils'. Watch the video. Duration: 03:26 Series 32, Episode 26.
From 2013 entry we will be offering our level 1 students (both home and overseas) the opportunity to Transfer into Medicine.
British Science Festival 2012 - BMS L2 student Eleanor Rayner recently attended the British Science Festival held at Aberdeen.
Human embryonic stem cells could help to treat deafness - BMS member Dr Marcelo Rivolta has developed a method to turn human embryonic stem cells into ear cells which means a cure for deafness is a step closer.
Fruit flies expand understanding of how brains work- BMS member Dr Mikko Juusola and his research team have gained a new insight into how our brains work after studying the inner workings of fruit fly equivalents.