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Main academic research organisations

This page lists the main academic research organisations both on the Cambridge Biomedical Campus and in the vicinity of the Campus.

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School of Clinical Medicine – University of Cambridge
The Clinical School of the University of Cambridge encompassing 4 research institutes and 14 clinically-focused departments.
MRC Institute
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
- associated with 10 Nobel Prizes shared by 14 scientists

MRC Units
MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
- investigates the fundamental processes taking place in mitochrondria and the involvement of these processes in human disease
MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit (MDU)
- wide-ranging research into the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity and related diseases
MRC Cancer Unit
- research into the control of cell growth, proliferation and genome stability, and how these processes differ in normal and cancerous cells
MRC Epidemiology Unit
- investigation of the causes and prevention of diabetes and obesity
MRC Biostatistics Unit
- centre of excellence on statistical methods and their application to epidemiology and biomedical studies
Academic centres near the Campus
University of CambridgeFoundation for Genomics and Population Health
School of the Biological Sciences
Physics of Medicine
Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Faculty of Computer Science and Technology
Medical Research CouncilMRC Human Nutrition Research
MRC Centre for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
- provides the core support for the Cambridge Stem Cell Initiative, whose mission is to harness basic knowledge of stem cell biology and medicine for therapy for human diseases
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
MRC Centre for Behavioural and Clinical Neuroscience Institute
Other Research LaboratoriesBabraham Institute
Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
European Bioinformatics Institute