The school of basic medical science is as one of the education units in Kunming Medical University, whose function includes teaching, research and student management. It’s comprises 8 departments along with the Basic Medical Experiment Center and the Medical French Teaching, and also the research section including the Institute of Neuroscience and the Institute of Tropical Medicine. The 8 departments cover various disciplines, namely, Human Anatomy & Histoembryology，Pathology & Pathophysiology, Parasitology & Immunology, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Cell biology & Genetic, Physiology, Pharmacology and Mathematics/Physics & Computer. The Basic Medical Experiment Center has 5 laboratories, which includes morphology laboratory, functional laboratory, cell and molecular biology laboratory, parasitology and immunology laboratory and Physics & Computer laboratory. There are 8 administration offices, namely, the Party and administration office, the teaching administration office, the discipline and science research administration office and the student administration office etc.
Currently, there are 229 staff members in the school, including 25 professors and 62 associate professors. 9 of them are qualified PhD supervisors, and 50 of them are MSc supervisors. One of the academic staff member has been elected as the “new century talent” by the Ministry of Education, 6 staff members have been elected the “Distinguished Teacher of Yunnan Province”, 4 teachers have been elected the young and middle-aged academic and technological talent of Yunnan Province.
Abiding by the spirit of "Zonta, Refined, Unity and Dedication" of Kunming Medical motto, and the spirit of “Intensive Study, Passion in Education, Erudition and Innovation” of college. The School of Basic Medical Sciences strives make Kunming Medical University a regional high-level medical university.