Medical and Dental Sciences
Organisational unit: College
At the College of Medical and Dental Sciences we are shaping the future of health and medicine through the provision of innovative education and exceptional research, delivered by world-leading academics and supported by a diverse range of committed and high-performing Professional Services staff.
The College consists of a diverse community of academic staff, research staff, health professionals and Professional Services staff working side-by-side and in collaboration with our NHS partners, including Birmingham Health Partners (BHP), an exciting collaborative platform between the University, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust and Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust, to improve the lives of patients locally, nationally and globally.
The principal base of the College is part of the main campus of the University in Edgbaston, adjacent to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, and with a number of other key buildings both on and off campus, including the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry at Pebble Mill, just a mile from the central campus. Other NHS Trust partners are also on the same campus, including Birmingham Women's Hospital and the Barberry Hospital.
Situated in the largest healthcare region in the country, with access to one of the largest and most diverse populations in Europe, the College is positioned to address major global issues and diseases affecting today’s society through our eight outstanding specialist Institutes:
- Institute of Applied Health Research
- Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences
- Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences
- Institute of Clinical Sciences
- Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy
- Institute of Inflammation and Ageing
- Institute of Metabolism and Systems Research
- Institute of Microbiology and Infection