Department of Biomedicine


The department of Biomedicine conducts research in biomedical fields and educates students at all levels. The main research fields are associated with human biology and diseases and range from the inflammatory and allergic diseases, reproductive biology and medicine, cancer and coronary heart disease. In our studies we use molecular biology, genomics, epigenomics, and other omics based technologies, experimental animal models, and nanotechnologies. The department is responsible for the teaching of human biology and human genetics to students at the Medical Faculty. In addition, we teach in MSc program in biomedicine and doctoral students.

Molecular Pathology Research Group

Laboratory of Precision and Nanomedicine

RNA Biology Research Group

Chair of Human Genetics

Chair of Human Biology

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One of the largest male infertility genetic studies improves molecular diagnostics and personalized management of andrology patients


European Commission funds research to tackle long-term COVID-19 health impact

Doctoral defence: Fangling Xuan „Regulation of stress response in first episode schizophrenia by monocytes and microglia“

17. mail kaitseb Fangling Xuan doktoritööd „Regulation of stress response in first episode schizophrenia by monocytes and microglia” (,,Stressivastuse reguleerimine skisofreenia esimese episoodi korral monotsüütide ja mikrogliia poolt“).