MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine
MRC Institute of Genetics & Molecular Medicine
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Strategic partnership of the Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit, the Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre and the Centre for Genomic & Experimental Medicine.

Our goals are to carry out excellent genetic, genomic, cellular and clinical science, so that we contribute significantly to the understanding of human development, physiology and disease, and apply this knowledge for the benefit of patients and society.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) updates

For the latest information and advice see: Coronavirus updates.

For starting your PhD or MScR at IGMM please see: Teaching and Research Info 2020.

Distinguished scientists from around the world working in areas of genetics, molecular medicine and cancer relevant to IGMM research. Student seminar blogs

You're invited to our Postgraduate Virtual Open Days, which will take place 9 - 13 November 2020.

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Our multidisciplinary approach, researchers, collaborations and funding.


State of the art scientific facilities, infrastructure and business support.

IGMM clinical impact

Translating our research to maximise impact on human health.

IGMM work with us

Current vacancies and the benefits of being part of our IGMM community.

IGMM students study with us

Postgraduate study opportunities, including PhDs and Masters programmes.

Public engagement

Explore our research, meet our researchers and discover how you can support us.