Healthcare and Medical

Institute for Science Technology and Medicine Research Themes 

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The Institute for Science & Technology in Medicine bridges the interface between new advances in basic science and technology with medicine and clinical practice.  It successfully integrates Keele University's biomedical research strengths across the Faculties of Health and Natural Sciences.

ISTM brings together biological scientists, physicists, chemists, engineers, mathematicians and clinicians in a single unit, under the following scientific themes:


Primary Care and Health Sciences Research Themes

Our large multi-disciplinary team of 120 staff, including academic GPs, rheumatologists, nurses and allied health professionals, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, social scientists and health economists work alongside clinicians and service managers in the NHS, to ensure the clinical importance and usefulness of our research.  We have focused our research programmes across the five key clinical themes of:


Health Law and Bioethics

This research field builds upon the School of Law's longstanding tradition of excellence in:


For more information about Healthcare and Medical Research at Keele University please contact:

Clare O'Neill, Head of Partnership Development (Health).   E.mail: c.o'   Tel: 01782 733843

Rosi Monkman, Business Partnerships Manager.   E.mail:   Tel 01782 733663