The worldwide impact of our inspiring research, education, public engagement and economic activities.


Clinical impact

Our discoveries have led to new ways of diagnosing and treating major diseases such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Our research has changed clinical practice and has informed government policy and health guidelines.


Economic impact

The School of Medicine has attracted millions of pounds worth of grants that allow us to employ and train hundreds of highly skilled people in Tayside. Our global reputation for research has enabled us to attract investment from industrial collaborators and our discoveries have led to the foundation of several start-up businesses.


Education impact

Our exciting curriculum produces well-rounded graduates who are equipped with the skills, knowledge and professional attributes to work within, shape and lead healthcare delivery in the 21st century. We continue to innovate and are committed to research which adds to best evidence medical education practice and enhances the students learning experience.


Public engagement

We are very proud of the support we receive for our research from the people of Tayside through their participation in clinical trials and fundraising. We are committed to the communication of our discoveries through public lectures, open days and schools visits.