Linking discovery science and medicine to drive innovation and health

The MRC Laboratory of Medical Sciences(LMS) is a biomedical research institute where scientists and clinicians collaborate to advance the understanding of biology and its application to medicine. The LMS is located on the Hammersmith Hospital campus of Imperial College London and is part of the Faculty of Medicine. Our hospital site and our proximity to the growing life sciences hub and new innovation district in White City, West London provide unique opportunities for clinical, academic and industrial collaborations.



LMS is renowned for its creative outreach, public engagement and communications activities. These include BPoD, a daily intriguing or beautiful image from the world of biomedical science with a 150-word summary, Heroes of Health comic book and the Suffrage Science awards scheme which celebrates and inspires women in science.