Research is one of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s core missions. To support that mission, the Office of Research provides professional guidance and administrative expertise to all VUMC investigators.

The Office of Research provides information and comprehensive services that assist faculty in their efforts to secure funding and conduct research of the highest quality and worldwide impact.

In short, we foster scientific discovery and accelerate the translation of research breakthroughs into better health.

The Human Chemical Sciences Institute


Vanderbilt University and the Scripps Research Institute have formed a partnership to advance science at the interface of chemistry and medicine.

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VU, Scripps partner to advance science

Institute of Chemical Biology expands leadership




The Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is VU''s virtual home for clinical and translational research. The mission of the institute is to transform the way ideas and research discoveries make their way from origin to patient care.



VANTAGE-Vanderbilt Technologies for Advanced Genomics


Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received an $8.6 million federal stimulus grant to create VANTAGE (VANderbilt Technologies for Advanced GEnomics), a new collaborative shared resource that will accelerate discoveries in genome science and personalized medicine.


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Areas of Research

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VUMC Fact 2012-2013

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