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Molecular and Experimental Medicine (PhD/MPhil/MD)

The Institute of Molecular and Experimental Medicine is one Centre within the School of Medicine where students can conduct their research. Full details of all the research areas available can be found through the Medicine (PhD/MPhil/MD) programme.

 Institute of Molecular and Experimental Medicine

The Institute of Molecular and Experimental Medicine, which is led by Prof Colin Dayan, consists of 6 multidisciplinary research groups and 7 clinical academic departments. IMEM hosts more than 30 Principal Investigators, including 14 Professors and has more than 70 research students undertaking higher degrees.

Programme Aims

To offer knowledge and expertise in subject-specific and general skills for the development of both academic (non-clinical and clinical) and non academic careers.

 Institute of Molecular and Experimental Medicine

Special Features

About the Institute

The Institute of Molecular and Experimental Medicine aims to facilitate basic and clinical research in overlapping specialties in cardio respiratory, metabolic and inflammatory disorders. Hypothesis driven research is conducted by means of state of the art translational medicine studies underpinned by excellent basic science within the School of Medicine.

 Institute of Molecular and Experimental Medicine

Research Areas

The following research areas are of particular strength:

Entry Requirements

Applicants should possess a minimum of an upper second class Honours degree, Masters degree, or equivalent in a relevant subject. In some cases, a medical degree and/or relevant professional qualifications are required.

Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to have reached the minimum University requirements (e.g. 6.5 IELTS) in their English proficiency. Copies of appropriate English language certificates must be supplied with your application.

How to Apply

Please complete the online application form of Cardiff University. You can find the link at the bottom of this page.

Additionally, please submit a research proposal:

School Contact

The School of Medicine Research Degrees Office can be contacted on or on +44 (0)29 2074 6716

Important legal information

The programme information currently being published in Course Finder is under review and may be subject to change. The final programme information is due to be published by July 2016 and will be the definitive programme outline which the University intends to offer. Applicants are advised to check the definitive programme information after the update, to ensure that the programme meets their needs.


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