Research at the School

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.

The Addenbrooke’s campus also houses the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, the MRC Dunn Nutrition Unit, the CRUK-Cancer Research Institute, which has close links with the Department of Oncology, and the Addenbrooke’s Clinical Research Centre which includes the Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Facility. The Clinical School currently comprises over 600 academic and contract research staff including 81 Professors and Readers, 33 Senior/University Lecturers and 73 Senior Research Fellows (funded by MRC, Wellcome Trust, CRUK and other major medical charities). More than 500 NHS staff, both clinical Consultants and those in Professions allied to Medicine, make a major contribution to the teaching and research base of the Clinical School.

There are many research themes which are jointly covered by the School of Clinical Medicine and the School of Biological Sciences. For more information please visit the Life Sciences Research in Cambridge website

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Information Governance

The information governance policy applies to all areas of the Clinical School, however, the implementation of the policy may vary slightly depending on the systems already in place.

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Research Governance

Information on who to contact and how to start a research project

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Featured Research News

University of Cambridge: Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (ISSF) public engagement competition – up to £3000 Prize

July 8, 2014

The ISSF Management Group is pleased to announce funding for a public engagement prize, and a call for proposals from…

Report of the General Board on Senior Academic Promotions

June 23, 2014

Under the recent Senior Academic Promotions, with effect from October 2014, Professorships have been established for the following members of…

Children who later develop autism are exposed to elevated levels of steroid hormones in the womb

June 23, 2014

A study led by Simon Baron-Cohen (Department of Psychiatry) has found that children, who later develop autism, have elevated levels…

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