Postgraduate study

Edinburgh Medical School: Molecular, Genetic & Population Health Sciences

About the School

Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences is part of the Edinburgh Medical School and is a major hub for research with Medical Research Centre and Wellcome Trust backing. We currently attract grants of around £46 million.

Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences is home to the Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences where we study the causes, consequences and treatment of brain disorder and the Centre for Population Health Sciences. We also hold the Edinburgh Cancer Research UK Centre, supported by Cancer Research UK and the Centre for Genomics and Experimental Medicine, where we identify the molecular and cellular components of normal human development.

We offer our postgraduate students a dynamic experience. Here you will find world-class research, co-location of research centres to facilitate interdisciplinarity, state-of-the-art facilities, MRC-funded centres, close collaboration with NHS hospitals, all major imaging technologies, clinical trials support and commercialisation training and opportunities.

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