Research in the School of Medicine
Research in the School is focused on interdisciplinary themes. Each of these spans the spectrum from laboratory investigation to clinical practice, in hospital and community settings.
Our approach brings together people, knowledge and skills from a range of disciplines. This approach is the key to our research strength and achievements.
The School's research Institutes embody this philosophy. Their results are an indicator of its success.
Integration, innovation, engagement
Our research approach pursues basic research through to clinical outcomes, bridging the traditional gap between basic and applied science to accelerate healthcare developments.
Research networks & interest groups
The School offers research degree opportunities in fields across the spectrum of medicine and medicine-related disciplines.
Research-related news & events
Preventing blood poisoning
21st May 2013Work led by Dr Mario Labéta and published in the journal Science Translational Medicine by Dr Anne-Catherine Raby et al demonstrates that peptides derived from the body’s natural immune sensors …
Success at the BMJ Improving Health Awards 2013
13th May 2013Success at the BMJ Improving Health Awards 2013
TRON Study on ITV News
9th May 2013The TRON Study featured in a news article broadcast on ITV recently
Science Pub - strictly peer-reviewed - British Society for Immunology
5th June, 17.00Round the pub table brainstorming get-together of local scientists and curious mindsVenue: The Heath Pub
Professor David Linden13th June, 13.00‑14.00Brain controlVenue: UHW Main Building
Thomas Connor (BIOSI, Cardiff) - British Society for Immunology19th June, 13.00‑14.00"From genes, to genomes to communities: implications for host-pathogen relationships in the gastrointestinal tract"Venue: Henry Wellcome Building
Central Biotechnology Services
A centrally-located service offering state-of-the-art technology, technical support and guidance.
Clinical Research Facility
A crucial facility for the translation of basic biomedical science developments into clinical practice.
Latest key publications
- Targeting the TLR Co-Receptor CD14 with TLR2-Derived Peptides Modulates Immune Responses to Pathogens.
Raby AC et al, Sci Transl Med
- Increased prevalence of low oligomeric state surfactant protein D with restricted lectin activity in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid from preterm infants.
Kotecha S et al, Thorax
- Method-specific serum cortisol responses to the adrenocorticotrophin test: comparison of gas chromatography-mass spectrometry and five automated immunoassays.
El-Farhan N et al, Clin Endocrinol (Oxf)
Research Support & Administration
The Research Office provides expert support over a project's life-cycle, including information and guidance on research funding, training, policy, procedures, and strategy.
The Research Ethics Committee is responsible for the formal ethical review and approval of all research involving human participants, tissues or data.
Be a part of our work
Anyone can take part, by collaborating, by contributing expertise, resources or funding, or sponsoring a researcher, project or lab