Developing world-leading clinicians and scientists

Bristol Medical School is a leading centre for collaborative and multi-disciplinary research in population and translational health sciences. Bristol Medical School is split into two departments.

The Department of Population Health Sciences is a leading centre of excellence in population sciences, such as epidemiology, biostatistics and health services research. Staff in the department participate in extensive national and international research collaborations, and provide health policy advice for government organisations and international bodies. Staff and students in the department are also members of the cross-faculty Bristol Population Health Science Institute. 

The Department of Translational Health Sciences undertakes high quality laboratory-based, translational and applied research, fostering a high level of collaboration between staff and students. The department comprises a mix of basic and medically trained scientists, enabling collaborative translational and healthcare research using a s wide range of techniques-from molecular biology to clinical trials with academic and industrial partners.  Staff and students are based in high-quality research and clinical settings across the city, including the Bristol Royal Infirmary, Southmead Hospital and the advanced laboratory facilities in the Dorothy Hodgkin Building. 

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