Extramurally Funded Centers & Institutes


BRaIN Imaging Center

The Biomedical Research and Integrative NeuroImaging Center is a multimodal integrative neuroimaging facility for CNS pathophysiology research at the UNM Health Sciences Center.


Brain Vascular Malformation Consortium

This project attempts to differentiate between healthy successful aging versus normal aging, or aging accompanied by disease processes such as hypertension and type 2 diabetes.  Both types of aging targets prefrontal cortex. Multimodal imaging measures (DTI, MEG, morphometrics) will help delineate the neural circuits that are compromised.


Center for Molecular Discovery

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center has joined a national network of scientists on the leading edge of drug discovery and development in the fight against cancer, centered at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research.


Diabetes Prevention & Outcomes Center

Prevention of Diabetes Through the Lifestyle Intervention:  Lessons Learned from the Diabetes Prevention Program and Outcomes Study and its Translation to Practice.


Fetal Alcohol Deficits Center

NMARC is a NIH NIAAA-designated Alcohol Research Center located at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.  NMARC is one of just sixteen Alcohol Research Centers in the United States, and the only such center focused on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD).


Interdisciplinary HPV Prevention Center

A Sexually Transmitted Infection Cooperative Research Center funded by the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)


Prevention Research Center

We are proud to be one of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's 26 Prevention Research Centers and to be recognized as a Center of Excellence.


Spatio Temporal Modeling Center (STMC)

The center studies myeloproliferative neoplasms.  About 200 people in New Mexico are diagnosed with these blood disorders each year.