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Research area


We have an international reputation for making important scientific discoveries in the lab and translating them into successful clinical treatments. Through our links across the University, the NHS and industry we have been able to push the boundaries of medical research and address key healthcare issues.

Research highlights

Reducing antibiotic use and improving acne outcomes for women

A cheap and readily available drug used to treat high blood pressure could help thousands of young women who suffer from persistent acne.

Reducing the debilitating effect of childhood eczema

Research into reducing the symptoms of eczema in children has helped them and their families manage the condition better, created savings for the NHS, and changed clinical guidelines around the world.

Research institutes, centres and groups


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