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The UNM School of Medicine has been exploring ways to improve human health through biomedical research and population health research since its founding nearly 50 years ago. Faculty members conduct a broad range of research, from cell- and animal-based laboratory studies to population health and community-engaged clinical investigations.

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The research interests of the school’s 950 faculty members are closely aligned with the Health Sciences Center’s six signature programs:

  • Brain and behavioral illness
  • Cancer
  • Cardiovascular and metabolic disease
  • Child health
  • Environmental health services
  • Infectious diseases and immunity

Explore the wide range of research projects in individual departments, centers and institutes (hover).