Explore Our Research

Long known for its leadership in medical education, Boston University School of Medicine also is one of the nation’s top medical research institutions. Discoveries by our researchers have brought important advances to the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of many diseases.

The scope of research conducted at Boston University School of Medicine encompasses almost all important human diseases, disorders, and medical conditions. Some of the most important work is being done in these areas:

The Brain

Featured: The Brain

The Heart

Featured: The Heart

The Lungs

Featured: The Lungs

alpha-1

Alpha-1

Amyloidosis

Amyloidosis

Cancer

Cancer

Center for Regenerative Medicine

Center for Regenerative Medicine

Diabetes

Diabetes

Framingham Heart Study

Framingham Heart Study

Geriatric Health

Geriatric Health

Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases

Scleroderma

Scleroderma