Linking discovery science and medicine to drive innovation and health

The MRC London Institute 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 hosted by Imperial College London at the Hammersmith Hospital campus in West London. Our proximity to the growing life sciences hub in White City, West London provides unique collaboration opportunities with Imperial College London and with industry.



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.