Clinical Specialities

Clinical Specialities

The Blizard Institute is home to a number of clinical academics aligned to 13 clinical groups. Many of our clinical academics are recognised as leaders in their clinical fields. By performing research with our partner NHS trust and patients in the East End of London, our clinical academics ensure that the service provided by BartsHeath NHS Trust is informed by evidence of the highest quality. For further information about the clinical groups click on the links below.

The Dermatology clinical speciality in the Blizard Institute brings together leading clinical academics in the field working at the forefront of translational research and teaching.

The Diabetes clinical speciality at the Blizard Institute consists of dedicated clinical academics carrying out translational research to directly impact and improve the lives and clinical outcomes of diabetes patients in the local population.

The Digestive Diseases clinical speciality is made up of clinical academics who research and treat diseases of all aspects of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and nutrition. 

The Global and Public Health clinical speciality at the Blizard is committed to Health For All principles and redistributive justice. It seeks to understand the role that the social determinants of health play in health and illness and to develop...

Infectious Disease at the Blizard Institute mainly encompasses work on HIV and viral hepatitis (B and C). Our clinical academics tranlsate their research from bench to bedside via close ties with Barts Health NHS Trust

The work of the Neurology clinical speciality team at the Blizard Institute focuses mainly on multiple sclerosis and brain tumours. All members of the team work both with patients within the NHS and have research groups here at the Blizard. In...

The Paediatrics clinical speciality at the Blizard Institute has evolved from the Academic Unit of Paediatrics, established in September 2006, which later evolved into the Centre for Paediatrics in June 2008. This initiative was taken by the...

This Pathology clinical speciality group focuses on, and explores cellular pathogenesis. Members are expert in the morphological aspects of disease, and gene and protein expression in health and in disordered function, such as cancer,...

The Primary Care clinical speciality, housed within the Centre for Primary Care and Public Health at the Blizard Institute, brings together some of the UK's leading researchers, practitioners and educators in a vibrant, multidisciplinary group,...

The clnical speciality in Surgery at the Blizard institute brings together leading experts in their respective fields, including bowel surgery, trauma surgery, orthopaedic trauma surgery and plastic surgery. 

The Trauma speciality at the Blizard Institute consists of clinical academics working at the forefront of Trauma research and surgery who operate within one of the largest Trauma Centres in the UK at the Royal London Hospital.