Welcome from the Associate Dean and Director

Professor Alba Guarné oversees all academic activities in the biomedical science departments under the umbrella of the School of Biomedical Sciences.

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Departments and Units

The nine units of our School bring together internationally renowned researchers in all areas of biomedical research.

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The School of Biomedical Sciences offers trainee-centred, multidisciplinary training programs.

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Biomedical scientists are at the heart of health care. They develop the knowledge, interventions and technologies that address some of the most pressing challenges in medicine today. 

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Core Facilities

Our world-class facilities propel fundamental and translational research.

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Welcome to the School of Biomedical Sciences at McGill University

The School of Biomedical Sciences was formally approved in March 2020, as part of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences strategic plan, Project Renaissance. We are a powerhouse for biomedical research and education within the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. The nine units within the School bring together internationally renowned researchers in all areas of biomedical research and provide a stimulating research environment with top-notch, multidisciplinary 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

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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Core Platforms

Our leading edge scientific platforms propel basic and applied research, and help translate biomedical discoveries into treatments and cures.
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MBRA Award

The McGill Biomedical Research Accelerator (MBRA) award offers research internships for undergraduate students interested in biomedical research.
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