We are a research-led department engaged in internationally-recognised research. With strong links with the NHS, we bring together basic and clinical scientists with strengths in microbial sciences, respiratory sciences and immunology.
The department is part of the College of Life Sciences. Located on campus, and within the Robert Kilpatrick Clinical Sciences Building and University Hospitals of Leicester.
The University’s research is ranked 30 in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework 2021, according to analysis by Times Higher Education.