Department of Pathology
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The Department of Pathology, within the Faculty of Medicine & Surgery, is an academic unit that is responsible for undergraduate teaching in all pathology disciplines, to the medical, dental, pharmacy and health sciences courses. The Department is also involved in postgraduate training of specialists in these fields. The Department collaborates with other departments in the Faculty in research on the pathological basis of disease, the main areas of interest being molecular genetics, haematological diseases, osteoporosis and neurosciences. In addition, the close collaboration with international institutes such as Erasmus Medical Centre (the Netherlands), render high impact research in the medical field possible and ensure continuous increase in research capabilities. There is also close liaison with the Pathology Department, Mater Dei Hospital with respect to research and training of medical and scientific staff.