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Office of Research


Each fiscal year, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center faculty and staff receive nearly $85 million in sponsored program funding, including support from the National Institutes of Health and private foundations.

Advancing research and economic development is at the core of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center's mission. Research funding has directly contributed to UTHSC's long record of accomplishments in basic science, applied clinical and translational research, and public health, allowing us to continue our contributions to the health of the Memphis-area community. Through collaborative relationships with health care partnerships like St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare, we are well-positioned to pave the way for innovative patient-centered research and development with a clinical and translational focus.

UTHSC is the leading State institution for research on the causes, treatment, and prevention of diseases
343 investigators actively performing research at UTHSC in FY2017
1,217 residents and fellows along with 105 post-docs accounted for at UTHSC in FY2017
100 programs certified by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

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Last Published: Aug 23, 2019