Edinburgh Pathology


Research Themes in Edinburgh Pathology

Breast Pathology

Breast Cancer - both translational and clinical research studies underway in the Edinburgh Pathology.

Comparative Pathology

Compartaive Pathology
The integrative study of human and animal disease biology.

Gastrointestinal Pathology

Colorectal cancer research represents the major gastrointestinal pathological research theme.

Gynaecological Pathology

Edinburgh Pathology has broad research interests in gynaecological pathology.

Liver and Renal Pathology

Liver Pathology
Research in recent years has included clinicopathological aspects of allograft rejection

Lung Pathology

Research focuses on the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, factors that influence the inflammatory microenvironment in lung cancer and the integration of molecular pathology into routine clinical practice.


Understanding the molecular mechanisms underpinning neurodegenerative diseases represents the major neuropathology research theme

Soft Tissue, Bone and Joint Pathology

The major research areas of interest are in the proteo/immuno/genetics of bone and soft tissue sarcomas and their translation into the clinic; chondrocyte cell biology in relation to osteoarthritis; the development of novel magnetic stem cell approaches for musculoskeletal tissue engineering and sarcoma therapy.