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Department of Veterinary Medicine

Cambridge Veterinary School

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Research themes description

The advancement of knowledge through research is the core ethos of the University of Cambridge’s Department of Veterinary Medicine.

Professor James Wood, Head of Department

The Department of Veterinary Medicine is part of the School of Biological Sciences, which, combined with its geographical proximity to leading research centres such as the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute has embedded us within an environment of internationally renowned research excellence. Research within the Department encompasses basic and applied biomedical and veterinary sciences ranging from the molecular to the population level and is configured into following 5 research themes:

For a more detailed explanation on the research themes and the researchers within these, please select the following below.

Cambridge Disease Dynamics Unit (DDU)

Transmissible Cancer Group's website

Cambridge BOAS Research Group