Molecular Medicine

Molecular Medicine

Molecular Medicine

Research Overview

Our world-class basic, clinical and applied research is aimed at elucidating the cellular and molecular mechanisms underpinning life-long human health and disease, and using this information to inform patient care and development of new treatments.  Our research involves a range of experimental approaches including model organisms, cell culture and patient samples.

Programme Leads

Professor Lynda Erskine and Professor Iain McEwan


Aberdeen Centre for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health

Through innovative interdisciplinary clinical, research, and training activities at the University of Aberdeen and NHS Grampian, the Aberdeen Centre for Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Health seeks to promote world-class research to improve the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions. The Centre is a EULAR Centre of Excellence in Rheumatology and is only one of 22 Centres in Scotland and 22 Centres across Europe to have been awarded this status by EULAR (European League Against Rheumatism).

Centre Lead

Professor Cosimo De Bari