Summaries and case studies of the world-leading research carried out in the College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine.
The College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine is an internationally leading force in basic-to-clinical translational research. It has a longstanding commitment to ‘one health’, enabling the translation of expertise from human to animal medicine and vice versa.
Edinburgh researchers have discovered benefits from reducing the use of blood transfusions and have been instrumental in the adoption of new practices that have saved money, risks and ultimately patients’ lives.
Research into the prevalence of childhood pneumonia and the relatively low attention it has historically received has driven new global action and helped produce a dramatic reduction in childhood deaths.
The process pioneered at Edinburgh to produce Dolly the Sheep, the first mammal cloned from an adult cell, has been taken up widely, resulting in the cloning of many agricultural and other animals worldwide.
A 10-year research programme resulted in the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE) and the GRACE Risk Score, which has saved lives by helping doctors better manage the treatment of heart patients.