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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


  • Postgraduate Week 2016 takes place between February 8th-12th. A detailed schedule is available here (PDF 782 kB)
  • The Centre for Health Policy and Management is recruiting a research assistant to work on several health system and financing projects. For more information or to submit a CV please contact
  • Professor Owen Smith conferred honorary Commander of the Civil Division of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire at ceremony in Ambassadors residence. More information here.
  • Trinity Joins National Groups to Support Third Annual World Ovarian Cancer Day - Professor John O’Leary detailed a new initiative whereby researchers, clinicians and charities from across Ireland have come together to form the Irish National Network for Ovarian Cancer Collaboration [INNOVATION].
  • Researchers Receive Major Funding for Innovative Global Healthy Ageing Project. The project which received funding from the Horizon 2020 Programme will examine the social disparities in health ageing and the effect of the economic recession on health and biology of ageing, using data from TILDA and the Growing up in Ireland longitudinal studies. Further infomation here.


Research Update / Funding Opportunites /Application Deadlines

(For more information on School Research click here)

Last updated 5 February 2016 Web administrator (Email).