Director of Institute: Professor Phil Hopkins

Our vision is to impact locally, nationally and globally on biomedical and clinical research and health outcomes. Our potential to do this is built on research excellence in genetics, genomics, molecular biology, cell biology, animal models of disease and clinical studies in focused disciplines.

Our aim is to translate research excellence into impact through:

  •      Academic & clinical leadership
  •      Publishing basic & translational research of international excellence
  •      Knowledge transfer of research and innovation
  •      Provision of inspirational education for medical and biomedical scholars

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Researchers uncover new forms of blindness

Scientists from LIBACS have discovered six new forms of inherited blindness, each one resulting from mutations in a different gene important in eye development and vision.

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Leeds genetic research 'blueprint' for NHS

The approach to genetic research established at the University of Leeds could serve as a blueprint for how the NHS could make more of the advances new genetic technologies can deliver.

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