Facilities in the School of Medicine

Education and Research facilities

Dundee Institute for Healthcare Simulation (DIHS)

Covering surgical training as well as clinical and communication skills, DIHS is a world-leading facility for simulation-based healthcare education.

DIHS website

Research facilities

Research facility

HIC Services supports high impact research through the collection and management of population based data.

Research facility

Open to staff and students, this core facility promotes the use of flow cytometry in a wide variety of applications. We offer use of two multiuser benchtop flow cytometers.

Research facility

Tayside Clinical Trials Unit (TCTU) is a fully registered UKCRC trials unit working with investigators and clinicians to design and deliver high quality clinical research.

Research facility

The Genetics Core Services Unit provides genetic analysis services including Next Generation Sequencing, Long-read Sequencing, Sanger Sequencing, Fragment Analysis, Real Time PCR and DNA/RNA quality control.

A person in PPE moving samples into or out of a fridge

Research facility

The Tayside Bioresource is a portfolio of individual studies that have been recruiting participants from Tayside to genetic research since 1997.

Research facility

A secure bio-repository that collects samples of surplus tissue and other specimens donated by consenting patients who have undergone surgery or other medical procedure during the course of their investigations and treatment.

Research facility

The Clinical Research Centre contains a dedicated clinical imaging suite providing state-of-the-art facilities, with a dedicated professional infrastructure to facilitate high-quality clinical research and experimental medicine.

A person in PPE looking through a microscope

Research facility

Light Microscopy is a widely used tool to visualise and quantify cellular behaviour and structure. The light microscopy facility offers a range of light microscope systems, each one with different capabilities so that a range techniques can be employed.