Advancing innovation & research in health care
In addition to research conducted within our colleges, NEOMED advances innovation and research in health care through six focus areas of excellence that are of paramount importance to both our mission and well-being of our communities.
Measures of Excellence
research focus areas working to advance community health.
teaching faculty educating future health care providers.
in funding awards received in 2018.
NIH funded projects received funds in 2018.
Advancing High Risk, High Reward Research
Our faculty and researchers are well-known for their advancements in practice, science, drug discovery and development.
Community-Based Mental Health
Improving the health and health care of a population of individuals with severe and persistent mental illness through the Community-Based Mental Health Research Focus Area at NEOMED.
Heart & Blood Vessel Disease
Advancing the understanding of heart and blood vessels diseases with the goal of stopping their progression and ultimately, curing them.
Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism
Diabetes, obesity, fatty liver disease, and atherosclerosis are among the most common, costly, and preventable of all health problems. Researchers at NEOMED aim to build a collaborative internationally-recognized Center of Excellence in diabetes, obesity and metabolism.
Focused on developing bone and tissue regrowth processes to address the needs of our aging population with debilitating conditions such as arthritis, cancer, osteoporosis and bone fractures.
Deepening the understanding of how the central nervous system functions in association with hearing, communication and swallowing, how it is affected by hearing disorders, and how manipulation of the central nervous systems may improve these disorders.
Neurodegenerative Disease & Aging
Focusing on three of the most common age-related neurodegenerations: Alzheimer’s disease (AD), Parkinson’s disease (PD), and glaucoma.
Fostering Technology, COMMERCIALIZATION & Entrepreneurship
Research discoveries at NEOMED are actively commercialized with the support of The REDIzone to connect life science entrepreneurs with our research faculty. Additionally, The REDIzone is driving our industry collaborations to leverage NEOMED’s vast research infrastructure and expertise to solve commercially challenging problems.
What’s Happening in Research?
Nearly $1 million award supports study that may help change the pathology of Parkinson’s disease and inform activities for those […]
Mohammad (Yunus) Ansari, Ph.D., an assistant professor of anatomy and neurobiology, was honored with the Post-Doctoral Short Talk Award at […]
A collaboration between Sheila Fleming, Ph.D., and a colleague at Michigan State University to research the effect of exercise in […]