Academic members of the Centre for Stress and Age-Related Disease work on local, national and international research projects examining the role that a variety of stressors play in the initiation and progression of age-related disease.
Over the last seven years the University has invested around £52 million developing the health research environment, including the £24 million Huxley building, a £400K clinical simulation environment and a £19 million refurbishment of the Cockcroft Building. These laboratories are equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and are overseen and maintained by a trained team of technicians and academics.
Centre staff have access to a range of facilities including electrophysiological, pharmacological, chemical, histological, radiochemical and molecular biology laboratories and a bioresource centre.
The new Huxley Building (3,000m2 of laboratory space) and the refurbished Cockcroft building also houses specialist facilities, including: