The mission of the Centre for Genomic and Experimental Medicine is to use genetics and genomics to understand the mechanisms of disease and inform novel intervention strategies. To this end, we undertake detailed studies of populations, families and individuals to study a wide range of health related conditions. We use state-of-the-art genetic, epigenetic, genomic, statistical, computational, biological and molecular approaches. We apply these in model systems and in clinical studies to systematically investigate disease mechanisms. With this knowledge, we aim to improve disease prediction, prevention and prognosis. Our research is leading to the development of new medicines and better use of existing medicines in clinical trials.
We provide a first class research and training environment for basic, clinical and genomics research with a strong emphasis and track record in translational research and experimental medicine. Our research has consistently obtained the highest possible ranking in national assessments of research excellence.