Emory in Medicine

Emory is one of the top biomedical research institutions in the nation, ranking among the top 20 schools of medicine in NIH research funding. Outstanding programs in neuroscience, transplantation, vaccine research, oncology, cardiovascular biology, biomedical engineering and nanotechnology make Emory a vibrant research center. Through these and other programs, the latest scientific breakthroughs are applied to patient care. New initiatives in predictive health and global health will improve how we prevent and treat disease in the future.

Medical school faculty received $320.7 million in sponsored research funding in fiscal year 2014, plus another $82.7 million in funds received by medical faculty at other units in the health sciences center and at the Atlanta VA Medical Center. Ranked 18th nationally in NIH dollars received, the school is best known for its research and treatment in infectious disease, neurosciences, heart disease, cancer, transplantation, orthopaedics, pediatrics, renal disease, ophthalmology, and geriatrics.