Department of Clinical Medicine

Department of Clinical Medicine

clinical sciencesThe Department of Clinical Medicine is central to Macquarie University's initiative to develop Australia's first fully-integrated health sciences centre under university leadership.

With a focus on optimal patient care, the Department strives to integrate internationally-renowned research with exemplary teaching and training in clinical practice.

Our close relationship with Macquarie University Hospital and Clinics provides a unique opportunity for both translational and health services research, as well as an unrivalled platform for undergraduate and postgraduate clinical sciences students.

Current areas of academic strength include:

  • neurosciences (especially motor neurone disease, neurological rehabilitation, the clinical neuroscience of pain, and visual science research)
  • cancer medicine (especially personalised cancer medicine, targeted therapies and immunotherapy)
  • vascular science

Richard Kefford  

Meet the Head of Clinical Medicine 

Professor Richard Kefford

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