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 & Health Data Science

    An interdisciplinary team of scientists passionate about bioinformatics and health data science and their application in medicine and healthcare.

  • 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


QS World University Subject Rankings released for 2023


University of Birmingham rises 30 places to be joint 62nd in the world for Life Sciences and Medicine.




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Latest news

29 July 2021

Birmingham cancer project enters Immuno-oncology Alliance

Birmingham researchers partnered with Cancer Research UK in one of the first target identification projects for the Immuno-oncology Alliance, which translates discovery science into new therapeutics for cancer patients.

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