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Centre for Genomic and Experimental Medicine

Organisational unit: Research Centre

Contact information

Western General Hospital
Crewe Road
Edinburgh
EH4 2XU
United Kingdom

Organisation profile

 

Website http://www.cgem.ed.ac.uk 

 

Director: Professor Tim Aitman

 

The Centre for Genomics and Experimental Medicine provides a first class research and training environment in clinically relevant, molecular biology and genetics research for around 150 staff. In the 2001 Research Assessment Exercise, the research outputs were returned in the Clinical and Hospital based subjects Unit of assessment and rated 5*. Research funding held by senior investigators exceeded £60million in 2003.

 

The Centre for Molecular Medicine comprises 4 University Academic Research Sections and 1 NHS Service Section:

 • Medical Genetics Section

• Rheumatic Diseases Unit

• The Gastrointestinal Unit

• SE Scotland NHS Clinical and Molecular Genetics Service

 

The Centre is a partner in the MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine (IGMM) at The University of Edinburgh - an exciting development bringing together the MRC Human Genetics Unit, the Centre for Genomics and Experimental Medicine and the Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre.

Research activities & awards

  1. Genetics of Type 1 Diabetes

    Activity: Public engagement and outreachSchools engagement

  2. Managing your research data: why is it important and what should you do?

    Activity: Participation in conference, seminar or training courseProfessional Development and Training

  3. European Association for the Study of Diabetes

    Activity: Business and communityMembership of public/government advisory/policy group or panel

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