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Research Faculty and Resources

The Vanderbilt University Biomedical Research community is a premier research facility that is internationally recognized for its leadership and innovation in the biomedical and biological sciences. With almost 500 laboratories conducting cutting-edge research, Vanderbilt attracts the best and brightest researchers from all over the world. Not surprisingly, Vanderbilt recently ranked first in the nation in the five-year growth rate of NIH-sponsored funding.

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. You can explore faculty research areas here and here, or though the 11 research departments and programs websites.

The School of Medicine Basic Sciences has several faculty profiles, where faculty discuss their work. You can watch the interviews here.

Between Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, there are 40+ core facilities to support researchers. From A (AACRE – Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education) to (Vanderbilt VICB Chemical Synthesis Core), the Cores are valuable research resources.