Biomedical Sciences

  • Cancer
  • Infection, immunity and inflammation
  • Clinical, cellular and molecular biology of neuroscience
  • Neurodegenerative diseases
  • Clinical trials
  • Genetics, genomics and proteomics

  • Diagnostics and biomarkers
  • Biostatistics and bioinformatics
  • Medical microbiology and virology
  • Mitochondrial dysfunction and autophagy
  • Human physiology, nutrition and exercise training
     

Find out more about research themes at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry.

Postgraduate research programmes

Although you can do research in any of the areas above, you may wish to look at these programmes:

Research

Learn about our varied research topics within the Biomedical Research Group, which include:

Non-invasive pre-natal testing, new targets for cancer treatment, understanding macrophages, combating sepsis and self-disseminating vaccines.

Discover more about the Biomedical Research Group

Postgraduate Research Coordinators

If you are thinking about becoming a postgraduate researcher at the University of Plymouth, you are welcome to contact the Postgraduate Research Coordinators in your field of interest.

They will discuss potential supervisors with you and answer any questions you might have about embarking on a research degree in their research area.

Find out who to contact and how they can help you