Biomedical Sciences

Biomedical research is vital for improving human health as it brings about a better understanding of the cause and effect of complex diseases. Advancing knowledge in the field also generates enormous social benefits which in turn translate into economic growth. It covers basic, translational and clinical research as well as epidemiololgy and prevention.

Covered fields:

The Scientific Review Group for the Biomedical Sciences (SRG-MED) covers the following fields:

  • Ageing
  • Bioethics
  • Biomedical basic research including functional genomics, lipidomics, glycomics, signalling pathways
  • Clinical trials
  • Gastro-intestinal health, food and nutrition
  • Human stem cell research and regenerative medicine
  • Infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance
  • Imaging techniques
  • Mental health
  • Musculo-skeletal diseases
  • Nanomedicine
  • Neurological disorders
  • Nursing
  • Oncology
  • Personalised medicine
  • Rare diseases
  • Reproductive health
  • Veterinary medicine

The SRG-MED is also interested in topics of general interest such as:

  • Health research classification systems
  • Open access
  • Research using animals