Organisation profile

Organisation profile




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.


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