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Welcome to Barts and The London School of Medicine Research webpages.

Our School aims to achieve the highest standards in research and to make a real impact on health related problems of local and global importance.

We aim to recruit and retain academic staff who are current or future world leaders in their fields and to develop and nurture academic careers, thus fulfilling our motto of ‘striving for excellence in a supportive environment’.

At Barts and The London we nurture the ethos of inter-disciplinary work and many of our projects as well as research excellence is obtained through cross-over of the research themes and research Institutes, capitalizing on genomics, functional genomics and post-genomic phenotyping, in this manner harnessing knowledge and scholarship for innovation and creation. Thus, our research stretches from basic science at the laboratory bench, to identifying novel targets, drugs or other treatments, to applied health research in patients through to public health interventions. Our presence and impact is remarkable at both national and global health level. 

Areas of excellence include:

  • Population health
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cancer
  • Inflammation
  • Trauma

Through the QMUL Life Sciences Initiative (LSI), East London Genes & Health and Genomics England (headquarters on our premises) we will address important clinical questions through phenotyping and genotyping platforms and an increased understanding of normal and disease processes. The choice of these questions will be driven, in part, by clinicians and clinical academics in the NHS, capitalising on the strengths of QMUL and Barts Health NHS Trust, as well as with ELFT and Homerton Hospital 

Professor Mauro Perretti, PhD

Dean for Research

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