College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine

Research Impact

Medical and veterinary medical research at the University of Edinburgh has impact in more than 100 countries, including many developing countries.

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Our medical research has benefitted millions of individuals in areas such as preventing childhood pneumonia, more effective cardiovascular and liver surgery, reducing blood transfusions, ovarian cryopreservation and stroke prevention and management.

Our veterinary medical research has brought benefit to animal health, livestock and other farming industries, nationally and internationally, via disease pathology and epidemiology, as well as genetic and welfare improvements.

Research impact at the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine

Read examples of our research impact case studies on the University Research website.

Examples of our Research Impact Case Studies