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Professor Paul Browne

Professor Paul Browne

Welcome to the School of Medicine

Head of School - Professor Paul Browne

Trinity College Dublin Medical School is a unique institution, which celebrated its Tercentenary in 2011. The School incorporates the disciplines of Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy, and offers six degree programmes with a cohort of approximately 1400 students. The School, through its educational programmes, strives to be innovative, research-driven, interdisciplinary and international.

Undergraduate Education

The School of Medicine incorporates the disciplines of Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Physiotherapy

The School offers the following degree courses:

Postgraduate Education

Trinity College School of Medicine is an international leader in postgraduate education. The School provides a vibrant environment for postgraduate study, and currently has over 500 registered postgraduate students. The School offers over 20 taught MSc/Diploma programmes spanning a broad spectrum of medical and scientific disciplines, and research students work towards the degrees of PhD, MSc, MD or MCh.


Over the past years, the School of Medicine has consistently maintained its position as a leading Research School in Trinity College.  This outstanding achievement has been possible through adherence to a focused approach to research in the biomedical sciences.  The following research fields have been developing as the areas of particular emphasis:

  • Immunology and Infection
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Neuroscience
  • Cancer
  • Population Health
  • Genetics
  • 2014 Mid-year INMED Symposium will be hosted by Trinity College Dublin on the 23rd of October. The theme of the meeting is Moral Development in Medical Education. Contact Ms. Hannah Archbold for further information.
  • The first lecture in the School of Nursing and Midwifery ‘Tell Me About’ public lecture series 2014/15 takes place on Thursday 23 October 2014.  The lecture titled, ‘The Transgender Tipping Point’ will be presented by Broden Giambrone, Chief Executive of Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI) On Thursday, 23 October at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, 24 D'Olier Street at 5:15pm This lecture is offered free of charge however pre-booking is advisable. To book a place contact: Jeni Ryan .
  • The History of Anatomy in TCD, a lecture by Prof Davis Coakley on Novemebr 5th at 6:15. First Floor Setanta House, Dublin 2. All Welcome
  • Med Day 2014 Is 12 years old this year. Get involoved on Friday 7th of November.
  • Molecular Medicine Ireland course - MOLECULES TO MEDICINES: HOW BIOPHARMA DELIVERS - November 11th & 12th, RCSI.
  • TCD’s school of medicine team Mo Money Mo Science is in its third year and this year we want to do better than ever before – creating more awareness around men’s health and of course raising vital funds. Last year we raised almost 4,000 euro, and were the winning team in the national University challenge. I just know that if we all work together we can do even better this year!If you’d like to join the team, it’s simple! Mo Bros sign up to grow a moustache for 30 days, and Mo Sistas join to support the men in their lives. Become part of our team today and help change the face of men’s health:
  • Evolve Biomed taking place in April 2015, is a unique forum for the biomedical community to explore emerging breakthroughs, form new connections, discover exciting opportunities and ultimately accelerate healthcare innovation.


Research Update / Funding Opportunites /Application Deadlines

(For more information on School Research click here)

Last updated 22 October 2014 Web administrator (Email).