The broad research aims of the School are:
To generate new knowledge in order to improve understanding of human health and prioritised disease areas
To deliver new evidence based approaches to treatment of disease and injury which will translate into clinical practice
The School has a solid track record in:
clinical and health services research
Clinical and translational research, spanning molecular mechanisms through to clinical trials is funded by the research councils:
The majority of the research, in partnership with Derby Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, involves patients and human volunteers (tissue and blood samples, non-invasive and invasive study methods, clinical trials, mixed methods health services research).
Current research areas include:
There are opportunities for interested students to undertake laboratory or clinical projects on key research themes. If you are interested, please email the academic person associated with the programme (clicking on the themes above will take you into the specific research areas).
NB: for information on our Research Seminar Series please follow this link.