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Research at KU Medical Center

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Jordan inserting media into a test tube

The KU Medical Center has research groups in departments as well as interdepartmental/ interdisciplinary research and training. Examples include: Aging, Bone research, Cancer, Cell Biology, Endocrinology, Environmental and Occupational Health, Immunology, Microbiology, Molecular Medicine, Molecular Biology, Genetics and Physiology, Neuroscience, Pharmacology, Renal Disease, Reproductive and Developmental Biology, Structural Biology, and Toxicology. There are organized Centers for research, which include: the Center on Aging, Kansas Cancer Institute, the Center for Environmental and Occupational Health, the Center for Reproductive Biology, and the Children's Development Unit.

More than half of nearly a quarter-million square feet of research space is laboratory area. The Biomedical Research Center is 5 stories with 205,000 square feet, housing 80 separate laboratories, and includes a world-class scientific conference center. The Center is home to some of the aforementioned interdisciplinary research groups. As our research expands so do the facilities that house them.

Interested students can learn more about multiple KU Medical Center research facilities, research areas, and other aspects by visiting the Research overview page.

KU School of Medicine

University of Kansas Medical Center
M.D.-Ph.D. Physician Scientist Program
Mail Stop 3062
1123 Delp Pavilion

3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, Kansas 66103