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The Faculty exists to pursue outstanding biomedical, medical and social scientific research and teaching.
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We combine a unique blend of internationally acclaimed expertise as innovative approaches to health and medicine typically demand researchers with different perspectives, approaching problems from novel directions, thereby adding value to our research, teaching and real-world impact.

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What is the Ebola virus?

What is the Ebola virus?

Derek Gatherer, 16.06.2014

Understanding the Ebola virus is a vital area of research

Latest News

Collaboration on Alzheimer's

Collaboration on Alzheimer's

10.09.2014

Lancaster University is to play an important part within the North West region's collaborative efforts to tackle dementia.

Bipolar Disorder treatment

Bipolar Disorder treatment

14.08.2014

The first effective web-based treatment for Bipolar Disorder based on the latest research has been developed by psychologists.

Aerosols linked to Crohn's

Aerosols linked to Crohn's

23.07.2014

Humans may be exposed to bacteria linked with Crohn's disease through fine spray from showers and rivers, according to research.

Parasite protects carrier

Parasite protects carrier

23.07.2014

The Leishmania parasite, which causes the human disease leishmaniasis, acts as a probiotic in the insect that transmits it.

Athena SWAN Silver Award

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