Institute of Biomedical & Biomolecular Sciences

  • United Kingdom

Organisation profile

Organisation profile

At the Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences (IBBS), we discover, understand and develop knowledge of health and disease in order to achieve real-world impact.

Our culture is collaborative and our cross-disciplinary work aligns University's research themes of ‘Health and Wellbeing’ and ‘Future and Emerging Technologies’. Most importantly, it responds to the needs of society.

Through the discoveries we're making at IBBS, many in partnership with healthcare and industry, we're turning our research into real-world impact. In the most-recent REF 2014 report, 85% of IBBS research was rated 'world-leading' or 'internationally competitive.' In terms of impact, 100% was assessed as 'outstanding' or 'very considerable'.

Our research in the Institute of Biomedical and Biomolecular Sciences covers the following research areas of expertise:

  • Drug delivery
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular mechanisms of diseases
  • Neurobiology
  • Molecular biophysics
  • Epigenetics and developmental biology


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