Liggins Institute

About the Liggins Institute

The Liggins Institute is one of the world’s leading centres for research on fetal and child health, nutrition, development, epigenetics and evolutionary medicine. Our aim is to rapidly translate discoveries in basic science into therapies and strategies that will prevent or help people manage major health problems of the 21st century.

The Liggins Institute clinical research unit
  • Our history

    Find out more about our proud heritage and the great medical scientist, Professor Sir Graham Liggins, whom the Institute is named after.

  • Vision and goals

    Our vision is 'a healthy start for a healthy life' and our research work focuses on this.

  • Governance

    Our administrators and advisers.

  • Partnerships

    We have strong national and international links with researchers and organisations with expertise and resources that complement our own.

  • Contact us

    How to find us and key people to contact for research, student and media enquiries.