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The Association of Physicians of GB and Ireland is the home of Interdisciplinary Translational Medicine hosting a vibrant community of researchers at all career stages.  

Our aim is to promote high quality interdisciplinary translational research to improve human health and well being.

Our Vision

  • Engage the wider scientific and public community to raise the profile of interdisciplinary translational research,
  • Develop the careers of translational researchers and
  • Share ideas and knowledge.

Welcome from the President

Professor Seamas Donnelly
Professor Seamas Donnelly


“To raise the profile of interdisciplinary translational  research in the scientific and public communities, nationally and internationally”


“To support the development of translational researchers working for the benefit of patients with an emphasis on the needs of early career researchers”

Grant Schemes

Our grant structure includes support for early career members….find out how you might take advantage of this broad offering . For more information ….

Starter grants for clinical lecturers

The AoP is delighted to be a funder of the Academy of Medical Sciences Starter Grant Award Programme

Summer studentship

These grants are designed to support undergraduate medical students interested in exploring a career in academic medicine gain experience in the research group of an AoP…

Young Investigator Awards

These grants are designed to provide recently appointed investigators with flexible research funding of up to £20k to perform research into internal medicine

Award for Outstanding Contribution to Translational Medicine

The nominations for this year are now closed. We look forward to announcing the winner shortly.


“To promote the exchange of ideas and knowledge between researchers from different professional disciplines to create a vibrant, diverse, interdisciplinary translational research community”

QJM Impact Factor now 14.04

The Quarterly Journal of Medicine (QJM) is pleased to announce the current Impact Factor for the Journal is now 14.04.

The QJM is the official Journal of the Association, founded in 1907 by Sir William Osler, it has a significant legacy of publishing leading articles in Translational Medicine.

It welcomes submission of original medical research articles, invited reviews and topical Commentary pieces relevant to our medical readership.   We would encourage Association members to consider submitting their original work to the Journal.

We offer a fast-track review process for selected submissions, namely 72 hours (x3 working days) to first review decision.  Should you wish to avail of this service, authors are encouraged to liaise in advance with Professor Seamas Donnelly, Editor-in-Chief for the journal at E-Mail.

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