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Research At Meharry

Research at Meharry is focused on eliminating health disparities that disproportionately affect people of color and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Researchers at Meharry are pioneering innovations to address the biological, behavioral, molecular, environmental, social, and other factors that contribute to the disproportionate burden of poor health care outcomes in minority and underserved populations.

The four signature areas of research at Meharry are: cancer, HIV/AIDS, molecular and behavioral neuroscience, and women’s health.

Researchers at Meharry conduct bench to bedside to community research, which leads to improved patient care and the development of new treatments.

Meharry’s researchers generate new knowledge, perform innovative investigations, and mentor students pursuing degrees in Meharry’s School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, and School of Graduate Studies and Research. 

Our research facilities include our research cores, which provide state of the art technology, advanced expertise, and teaching of technologies to our faculty, research staff, and trainees.