Facilities and services

Our health and medical research and work with external partners is enabled by facilities, services, expertise and technologies that:

  • underpin and cut across our areas of research activity
  • facilitate interdisciplinary collaboration 
  • enhance our research and innovation capability and 
  • allow provision of dedicated services and support to other organisations.
Key facilities and services supporting our biomedical, clinical and applied health research and innovation include:

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Peninsula Clinical Trials Unit (PenCTU)

Design, setting-up, conducting, analysis and publishing of single and multi-centre clinical trials for medicinal (drug trials) and complex interventions.

Discover more about our Clinical Trials work

Medical Statistics

Dedicated team providing quantitative statistical / data analysis, database management and support across a wide range of biomedical and clinical research areas, trials and services for University, NHS and commercial partners.

Find out more about Medical Statistics
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Biomedical research laboratory facilities

State-of-the-art laboratories and cutting-edge technical capabilities enabling our world-class research.

University of Plymouth Systems Biology Centre

Proteomic analysis facilities and expertise providing a comprehensive, dedicated service to support delivery of research for University and commercial partners.

Learn more about the Systems Biology Centre
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Cell/tissue models

Unique cell models and technical expertise for application in biomedical and experimental medicine research to study and understand differences between health and disease to help drive new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches.

Learn more about our cell and tissue model technologies
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Contact us

For more information about our expertise and services please email PSMDresearch@plymouth.ac.uk or follow the links to specific areas of interest.