Tayside Medical Science Centre

The Tayside Medical Science Centre (TASC) combines the research strengths of the University of Dundee with NHS Tayside.

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TASC, NHS Tayside and the University of Dundee

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TASC is a joint office where NHS Tayside, and the University of Dundee work in partnership to provide streamlined access to professional advice, expert regulatory support, and world-class clinical research infrastructure.

What we do

Supporting research projects from small student studies to complex interventional investigations and multi-centre international trials, TASC provides a single point of entry for researchers

The TASC Quality Management System ensures all research governance and regulatory requirements and fulfils legal, ethical, and scientific obligations.

Our mission

TASC’s mission is to facilitate trusted, high quality, and innovative clinical research which improves health outcomes for the people of Tayside and beyond, by following our core values:

  • Quality: Aiming for excellence in all that we do
  • Integrity: Having a culture of transparency, trust, and accountability
  • Valuing People: Treating everyone with dignity and respecting diversity
  • Working Together: Working and communicating openly and as one team

Our strategy

Read about our five-year strategy from 2022-2027

Contact information


Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
Residency Block, Level 3
George Pirie Way