Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences

Organisational structure

The Deanery is arranged into two Institutes, each with a number of research Centres.

Institutes and Centres

Research is generally undertaken in interdisciplinary centres, which bring together researchers around broad themes and sit within the Deanery's two Institutes.

Institute of Genetics and Cancer

The Institute of Genetics and Cancer comprises the:

  • Medical Research Council Human Genetics Unit
  • Centre for Genomic and Experimental Medicine
  • Cancer Research UK Edinburgh Centre.

Institute of Gentics and Cancer website

Usher Institute

The Usher Institute comprises the:

  • Centre for Biomedicine, Self and Society
  • Centre for Global Health
  • Centre for Medical Informatics
  • Centre for Population Health Sciences
  •  Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit (ECTU).

ECTU website

Usher Institute website


Organisational structure

A tree diagram of our organisational structure can be downloaded as a pdf for viewing or printing