School of Medicine

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New research indicates smoking may limit body’s ability to fight melanoma

Melanoma patients with a history of smoking cigarettes are 40 per cent less likely to survive their skin cancer than people who have never smoked, according to new research.

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School of Medicine

At the School of Medicine we are dedicated to excellence in medical research and education. Our high-impact research has had real influence in areas recognised as critical global challenges, and our interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning means we have an international reputation for helping develop the brightest and best into the healthcare professionals of tomorrow.

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University of Leeds medical MBCHB student doing blood work

The beginning of an exciting journey into the medical profession. Learn from leading healthcare professionals with a curriculum underpinned by clinical excellence and world leading research.

Two Faculty of Medicine and Health students representing masters study at the University of Leeds

Our Masters courses are designed to enhance and refine the focussed skills and areas of knowledge you’ll need for professional specialisation.

Mature student in lab working on ipad representing research degrees at the University of Leeds

Engage in research across a wide range of disciplines and help us push the boundaries of knowledge in new and exciting ways.

University of Leeds students working around a table talking about intercalation

Intercalation offers today's medical students a significant opportunity for self-development and investment in a future career.


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World top 100 university

QS World Rankings 2018


Five time international winners

Awarded by the Association for Medical Education in Europe


for student experience as the University of Leeds

Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2018

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doctor and child

Leeds School of Medicine wishes to recognise NHS clinical teachers and other…

Pal care old people dying

Pain relief and end of life care are not being provided equally to people…


Women who develop diabetes in pregnancy but are not diagnosed are much more…

therapy group sat together discussing mental health

A team from the School of Medicine has been awarded a grant of £230,000 to…


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Diving into the dark matter of the breast cancer genome - Dr Luca Magnani (Imperial College London)


A joint lecture with Bupa Care Services discussing ‘Staffing matters: Interim findings from the first national study of the relationship between care home staffing and quality’.


Detail vs. scale in single cell genomics: different approaches to get the data you need from a single cell - Dr Iain Macaulay (Earlham Institute)


We’ll be joined by Dr Rosie McEachan, Programme Director for the Born in Bradford programme will be delivering a session on ‘Born in Bradford.