The close integration of our core departments in the School of Biomedical Sciences means exciting learning opportunities for students. The cross disciplinary research collaboration of our staff ensures we’re at the forefront of research in Medical Sciences and contributing real world solutions to the most pressing medical challenges of our time.


The Department of Anatomy at UNSW is internationally recognised for its teaching and research excellence in neuroscience, biomechanics and anatomical sciences education, multi-disciplinary imaging and digital technologies. 


The Department of Pathology is home to a world-class community of scientists undertaking cutting-edge biomedical and clinical research aimed at understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms driving the pathogenesis of human disease and the development of new clinically viable therapeutics.


The Department of Physiology champions education and research on the function of body systems.


The Department of Pharmacology delivers expert education to students in Medicine, Health, Optometry, Science & Medical Science programs, and is home to world-leading research across pharmacology. 

Molecular Medicine

The Department of Molecular Medicine aims to pair the brightest minds with the best research infrastructure under a tailored mentoring approach. 

Molecular Oncology

The Centre for Molecular Oncology, a new research centre established within the School of Biomedical Sciences is dedicated to advancing the understanding and treatment of cancer.