Research Excellence

The aim of the School is to conduct internationally excellent peer reviewed basic, clinical and translational research relating to a diverse range of medical conditions and treatments.


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Medical Education

The Clinical School offers students a first class scientific approach to medicine combined with educational programmes that emphasise the development of excellence in the clinical, communication, attitudinal and practical skills required for good medical practice.

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Graduate Studies (Higher Degrees)

The Departments and Institutes of the School of Clinical Medicine offer a wide range of research and taught courses, including: research only, research with taught elements, higher doctorates and higher degrees by special regulations.

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The Medical Library

Find out about the Medical Library’s collections, services and facilities. Check the details and location of books, journal titles and articles whether they are held in Cambridge or elsewhere. Keep up-to-date with the biomedical literature by searching bibliographic databases. Access e-books and e-journals.

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Clinical Academic Training

The Clinical Academic Training Office (CATO) provides core administrative support to  clinicians (Foundation Programme students, Core Medical trainees, Specialist Registrars and Consultants), supervisors, skills training and trial work, and overseas programmes that integrate across the boundaries of schools and science.

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Featured News

Prof O’Rahilly wins Zulch prize

October 1, 2014

Professor Sir Stephen O’Rahilly, Co-Director of the Wellcome Trust-MRC Institute of Metabolic Science has, together with Dr Jeffrey Friedman from…

Cancer centre collaboration

September 26, 2014

Cambridge is one of six major European cancer centres that have established a consortium – Cancer Core Europe – announced…

Double NIHR funding success for neurosurgical trials

September 11, 2014

The two successful funding bids, led by Prof Peter Hutchinson and supported by the Cambridge Clinical Trials Unit, will allow…

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Cambridge Festival of Ideas 2014

festival of ideas 2014

The annual exploration of the arts, humanities and social sciences. The public are invited to experience the Festival’s theme of Identities through over 250 debates, workshops, exhibitions, performances and talks. 20 October - 2 November.

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