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:

Explore-1Featured: The Brain


Explore-2Featured: The Heart


Explore-3Featured: The Lungs








Explore-7Center for Regenerative Medicine




Explore-9Framingham Heart Study


Explore-10-editedGeriatric Health


Explore-11Infectious Diseases