Welcome to the Faculty of Health and Medicine at Lancaster University

The Faculty exists to pursue outstanding biomedical, medical and social scientific research and teaching.
We hope you will choose to study or work with us.

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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.

Latest Blog

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

Top that!

Top that!

20.11.2014

Construction of two new super-labs providing teaching space for more than 200 students passed a significant milestone this week.

Best Alzheimer's treatment?

Best Alzheimer's treatment?

04.11.2014

A new study could improve the treatment of Alzheimer's disease by using drugs currently on the market to treat type 2 diabetes.

Noisy Knees diagnosis

Noisy Knees diagnosis

24.10.2014

A revolutionary medical technique using sound waves to identify osteoarthritis in the knee has been developed by researchers.

Hidden pressures of caring

Hidden pressures of caring

13.10.2014

Family carers of those with terminal illnesses are not receiving the support they need when administering medication at home.

Athena SWAN Silver Award

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