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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
  • September 11th 2014, 2 – 530 pm Biobank Ireland: Now We Are 10” Tenth Anniversary Symposium of Biobank Ireland Trust for all Interested Parties, featuring the Launch of the Irish Biobank Database Durkan Lecture Theatre, Institute of Molecular Medicine at St James’s Hospital, Dublin 8 Programme
  • September 12th, 2014 at 1:30 PM in Durkan Theatre at St. James's Hospital.Trinity College is pleased to announce hosting TEDMED Live! Distinguished and top Trinity researchers and consultants will be giving innovative talks that will UNLOCK YOUR IMAGINATION. There will also be broadcasting of TEDMED program directly from the TEDMED stage in USA.  For more information about TEDMED, please visit
  • Save the Date 17th -18th September 2014 - The 9th International Cancer Conference at Trinity College Dublin


Research Update / Funding Opportunites /Application Deadlines

(For more information on School Research click here)

Last updated 28 August 2014 Web administrator (Email).