Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences

Using fundamental research and the power of genomics to develop better therapies in cancer and other complex diseases.

Research Areas

  • Bioinformatics

    Using computational biology, systems biology, and bioinformatics tools to analyse and integrate genome-wide data and identify mechanisms of carcinogenesis.

  • Surgical Oncology

    Female surgeon

    Academic surgeons at the University of Birmingham promote a wide range of clinical trials aimed at improving healthcare and surgical training both locally and worldwide.

  • Clinical Trials

    Taking advances in medicine and surgery forward to clinical trials.

Other Activities

Centres of Excellence


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Latest news

25 July 2023

ICGS has three new Professors

The Institute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences has three new Professors: Eva Petermann, Aga Gambus and Simon Bach.

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