Through basic science research and clinical research, Creighton University is paving the way for the next generation of medicine. The School of Medicine is an international leader in hereditary cancer and osteoporosis. It’s also home to outstanding research programs in infectious disease, cardiovascular disease, neuroscience, nutrition and metabolism.
Our basic sciences researchers work in the biomedical sciences, medical microbiology and immunology, and pharmacology. They’re making discoveries in atherosclerosis, bacterial resistance, cancer, hearing restoration, brain injury, and bone growth and loss. And they continue to make new discoveries every day – research awards totaled nearly $16.4 million for the most recent academic year.