Vanderbilt University and the Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) are premier research facilities that are internationally recognized for leadership and innovation in the biomedical and biological sciences. With almost 500 laboratories conducting cutting-edge research, VU and VUMC attract the best and brightest researchers from all over the world.
The research activities of faculty affiliated with the graduate programs range from fundamental basic science to patient-oriented clinical studies. The extensive interchange of scientific information, techniques, and equipment between investigators reflects the interdisciplinary nature and collaborative spirit of the scientific endeavor at Vanderbilt.
Students who select Vanderbilt for their graduate education benefit from a large number of cooperative research programs, interdepartmental seminars, and core facilities.