Department of Medicine


The Department of Medicine is committed to pioneering research that leads to new discoveries and advancements in human health. Spread across 13 divisions and 20 research centers, our basic, translational and clinical research programs are led by highly skilled investigators across all specialties of medicine. 

With more than $214 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), our research portfolio is comprised of numerous training, individual and collaborative grants that continue to lead discovery science into the future. Consistent with our excellent funding, our faculty are among some of the most highly cited researchers in medicine, with publications in prestigious journals such as JAMA, Nature and The New England Journal of Medicine.  

Our clinical research team manages mid- and large-scale clinical trials in a dedicated clinical research center space.  

Research Centers

Clinical Trials

Research during Residency

Research by Division

Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Cardiovascular Medicine

Clinical Pharmacology

Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism

Gastroentrology, Hepatology and Nutrition

General Internal Medicine and Public Health

Genetic Medicine

Geriatric Medicine

Hematology and Oncology

Infectious Diseases

Nephrology and Hypertension

Rheumatology and Immunology

Research Leadership

T. Alp Ikizler, MD

Vice Chair for Clinical Research
Professor of Medicine

Roy Zent, MD, PhD

Vice Chair for Research
Professor of Medicine

Henrique Serezani, PhD

Associate Vice Chair for Research
Associate Professor of Medicine