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Welcome to the School of Biomedical Sciences at McGill University

Donation buttonThe School of Biomedical Sciences (SBMS) was created in April 2020 as part of Project Renaissance, a strategic planning exercise for the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. The School federates all biomedical research and education activities within the Faculty. Our nine constituent units bring together internationally renowned teams in all areas of biomedical research, creating stimulating environments with innovative and interdisciplinary training programs. 


Departments and Units: A world class hub for biomedical research and training

Education: Stimulating research environment with top-notch training programs

Reserach: Improving human health through fundamental and translational research

We are committed to providing an inclusive environment where all feel welcomed, respected and safe. As members of the McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, this is at the heart of who we are and what we do.

A cutting-edge biomedical research hub with a global focus

We are one of the leading institutes in biomedical sciences education and research in Canada and the world.

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Summer Research

Spend your summer in the vibrant city of Montréal while gaining experience and skills in a McGill-affiliated laboratory, working alongside world-renowned researchers.

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Study At McGill

Explore undergraduate and graduate programs in the biomedical sciences

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Our People

We are composed of 172 core faculty members and more than 234 associate members across the nine units of our School.

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Our Scientific Platforms

Our state-of-the-art scientific platforms stimulate basic and applied research and contribute to the application of discoveries for the development of treatments.

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Land Acknowledgement

McGill University is on land which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst Indigenous peoples, including the Haudenosaunee and Anishinabeg nations. We acknowledge and thank the diverse Indigenous peoples whose presence marks this territory on which peoples of the world now gather. Learn More


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