The School of Medicine includes the research efforts of more than 1,900 basic and clinical faculty. Conducted under the auspices of various academic and clinical departments and multidisciplinary centers and institutes, their combined efforts make Duke one of the largest biomedical research enterprises in the country, with more than $600 million in sponsored research expenditures annually.
The synergy among the School's physicians, researchers, educators, and staff offers unprecedented opportunities for teamwork among the scientists in our labs and caregivers in our hospitals and clinics.
Basic Science Research Faculty
Duke researchers in both basic science and clinical departments are engaged in a wide range of basic science research, studying cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, biochemistry, pharmacology, microbiology and genetics in organisms from bacteria to man.
To learn more about ongoing basic science research within the school of medicine, visit the Duke University School of Medicine Basic Science Research. There you can find contact information for faculty engaged in basic research.