Faculty of Medicine and Health

Our new cancer treatment could banish chemotherapy

Research led by Dr James McLaughlan is combining robotics, nanoparticles, ultrasound and lasers to look at whether we can treat cancer without chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

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Our University is gold rated for teaching by the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017)

Group of undergraduate University of Leeds Medicine and Health students on campus
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Faculty of Medicine and Health

We have an internationally excellent reputation for the outstanding quality of our teaching and research. This is achieved through our own faculty's cutting-edge expertise in medicine and healthcare, and through working collaboratively across the University - notably with physical-mathematical sciences, computation, bio-engineering and biosciences.

Gold rated

for teaching as the University of Leeds

Teaching Excellence Framework (2017)

£50m+

annually

in research income

Top 100

World top 100 University

QS World Rankings 2018

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