University College London’s School of Life and Medical Sciences is a world-leading centre for clinical, preclinical and health research. It is ranked first in Europe and second in the world for neuroscience research and has major strengths in cancer, cardiovascular and rare diseases research. Through our partnerships with UCLH, Great Ormond Street and Moorfields NHS Trusts we have over £165M invested in experimental medicine research, with access to a cohort of over 6 million patients via the UCL Partners Academic Health Sciences Network.
UCL has major strengths in health informatics as host of the Farr Institute of Health Informatics Research, London. The UCL Genetics Institute is a focus for our genomics expertise and we have unparalleled access to major cohorts such as Whitehall II and the 1946 Birth Cohort. UCL has a significant critical mass of medical imaging research and clinical translation. Medical Imaging activity comprises the world class activities of the Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, The Centre for Medical Image Computing (CMIC), the preclinical imaging activity of the Centre for Advanced Biomedical Imaging (CABI), and the clinical activity within the Institute of Nuclear Medicine (INM) and the Centre for Medical Imaging.