UW Medicine Research

Research at UW Medicine occurs across 30 academic departments and throughout numerous centers and institutes. The UW Medicine research community has access to comprehensive instrumentation, facilities and services throughout UW School of Medicine research sites and across the academic campus.

Exceptional Faculty

UW Medicine includes among its faculty five researchers who have received Nobel Prizes in Physiology or in Medicine in less than two decades. UW Medicine faculty also includes members of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine​, and investigators from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. 

A National Leader in Biomedical Research

UW Medicine ranks among the top academic research institutions in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding and the UW School of Medicine is consistently recognized as one of the nation's top providers of medical instruction by US News and World Report. The UW School of Medicine also provides advanced scientific training toward Ph.D. degrees in biomedical research in an outstanding resource-rich, collaborative environment dedicated to basic and translational research. 

A Rich Research Infrastructure

A Directory of Regional Research Facilities and Services, provided by The Institute of Translational Health Sciences, lists laboratory and clinical research resources available through UW Medicine and throughout the region. These resources and services empower our researchers to further scientific knowledge and to achieve cutting-edge discoveries in human health and biology.