looks at the molecular cell biology of human brain, breast and female reproductive tumours.
Diabetes, Physiology and Molecular Medicine Research Group
-involved in studies on the molecular and cellular basis of diabetes and its renal and vascular complications.
Food Biology, Medical Microbiology and Disinfection Research Group
examines microbial cross-contamination of surfaces and the application of natural antimicrobial compounds for controlling pathogens in foods and in the gastrointestinal tract.
Concerned with the synthesis, assay, biological effects and medical application of bioactive peptides.
Sport, Exercise and Health Research Group - reviewing the contribution that sports and exercise make to the improvement and maintenance of health.
Developing solutions to tackling infections and problems of antimicrobial resistance (AMR).
The University has invested heavily in the recruitment of research active staff and the provision of high quality research facilities, including a £1.6m investment in provide world-class biomedical science laboratory accommodation and new build support for psychology and exercise physiology research.
There is a distinctive emphasis trying to ensure that the findings of academic research are quickly and effectively translated into clinical practice. And there is close collaboration with local NHS Trusts including the National Cancer Research Institute-funded Black Country Cancer Research Network.