Cancer research at the University of Aberdeen benefits from continuous, informal links and ongoing collaboration between basic science and clinicians, assisted by our location on the site of Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. 


Our major research programmes focus on:



We are the home of the NHS Grampian Tissue Biorepository (part of the Scottish Biorepository Network), and are the Scottish hub of the Breast Cancer Now Tissue bank.  These resources give University researchers outstanding access to high-quality, ethically-collected tissue sample and data.