The School of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences

About us

We are one of four schools within the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, and are headed by Professor Sarah Cunningham-Burley.

Sarah Cunningham-Burley
Professor Sarah Cunningham-Burley

College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

We currently attract £46m in funding, including several full programme grants.

Research units

Our research activities are largely based in the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh  and in the Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics, within their component research centres.

MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at the University of Edinburgh

Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics

Facilities and affiliations

We have extensive facilities across several locations throughout the city. In addition, we have collaborations and links with groups from outwith the School.

Facilities and affiliations