Research at the School of Medicine

Click on the links below to learn more about the four research divisions in the School of Medicine.

Publications and researcher profiles can also be found within the University of St Andrews research portal.


Cellular Medicine

The division of cellular medicine (CMED) combines basic and clinical research with the goal of understanding the cellular and molecular basis of disease.



The School of Medicine Division of Education focuses on high quality medical educational research and the development of medical educational researchers.


Infection and Global Health

The St Andrews infection group focusses on clinical research internationally.
We have ongoing projects in the UK through strong links to NHS Fife and the wider health service nationally, across Africa where we are researching new antibiotic treatments.


Populations and Behavioural Sciences

The Division of Population and Behavioural Science brings together research teams working to understand and improve the health of individual children, adolescents and adults as well as populations. 

Researcher profile videos