Hull has one of the highest incidences of and mortality rates from cancer in the country. The Cancer Research Group fosters and promotes translational research to tackle this area.
The Cardiology Research Group specialises in heart failure, including exercise physiology, palliative and end of life care, and a natural history of heart failure.
We engage in cutting edge research in musculoskeletal biomechanics and are founding members of the Centre for Human Palaeoecology and Evolutionary Origins, one of the largest groupings in the UK.
The Centre for Atherothrombosis and Metabolic Disease ocuses on chronic conditions, including atherothrombosis, metabolic syndrome, infertility, diabetes and chronic kidney disease, that cause significant health risks or premature death.
The Centre for Health and Population Sciences is multidisciplinary, specialising in clinical trials, epidemiology, health economics, health services research, medicine and psychology.
Research within the Centre ranges from fundamental studies on infection and non-infectious diseases, to first-in-man clinical research. Research is structured into three areas: clinical and translational research; immunology; and pathogen biology.
The group is focused on the care of people with addictions or mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety, schizophrenia and bipolar illness, as well as on prevention.
The Respiratory Research Group improves the treatment of diseases by investigating the effectiveness of new medicines and medical equipment, and also carry out trials to improve diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough.
The group hosts primary care and palliative care academics and researchers and applies rigorous health service research methods to understanding issues related to primary care, to cancer diagnosis, supportive care, advanced disease and end of life issues.