Systems Medicine Building

Contacting the partner Centres
and Units

MRC Human Genetics Unit

Centre for Genomic and Experimental Medicine

Edinburgh Cancer Research Centre


Contacting the Centre for Population Health Sciences

The Centre for Population Health Sciences, our Associate Centre, is located at the city centre campus: location and contact details





IGMM scientific statement

The MRC Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine at The University of Edinburgh is based at the Western General Hospital campus:


The Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine
Western General Hospital
Crewe Road, Edinburgh EH4 2XU
United Kingdom

Locate the sites of IGMM


How to Find Us

By Car

Parking on site is restricted to permit holders and hospital visitors. The areas surrounding the hospital campus include some City of Edinburgh Council pay and display parking

By Taxi

Central Radio Taxis telephone 0131 229 2468 (24 hrs)

By Bus

National Express  
Lothian Buses (local buses)
First Buses (local buses)  

By Air

Edinburgh International Airport is served by scheduled national and international flights. The Airlink bus service (number 100 bus) links the airport and the city centre and takes approximately 25 minutes.

By Rail

The closest rail stations are Edinburgh Haymarket (2.5 miles) and Edinburgh Waverly (3 miles), both of which have taxi ranks on site.

National Rail enquiry service

Tel: 08457 48 49 50