The Emory University Department of Medicine places strong emphasis on its broad and innovative research programs. The nine Emory University Department of Medicine divisions perform basic, translational and clinical research related to physiology, therapeutics and disease pathogenesis. Basic scientists, clinical researchers and clinicians work side-by-side to address fundamental problems in human disease. Their collaborative efforts enable them to take mechanistic discoveries to preclinical testing and first-in-man clinical trials. Cross-cutting programs include regenerative medicine, vaccine testing and development, immunology and inflammation, outcomes and health services research and the molecular basis of disease. 

Every Department of Medicine division has funded investigators who study important, clinically relevant questions from all perspectives. In fiscal year 2018, these research programs received of total of $125.3  million in total funding for the Department of Medicine. If you have questions related to research within the Emory University Department of Medicine please email us at