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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
  • A documentary entitled ‘A Parting Gift’ has been filmed for RTÉ about the Body Donation Programme in TCD, with the co-operation of the Anatomy Department and the School of Medicine.  The first of episode will air on RTE One on Thursday 30th Oct at 10.15pm and the second episode will air on Thursday 6th of Nov at 10.15pm. For further information read on  
  • The History of Anatomy in TCD, a lecture by Prof Davis Coakley on Novemebr 5th at 6:15. First Floor Setanta House, Dublin 2.
  • Med Day 2014 Is 12 years old this year. Get involoved on Friday 7th of November.
  • Mo Bros sign up to grow a moustache for 30 days, and Mo Sistas join to support the men in their lives :
  • 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 28 October 2014 Web administrator (Email).