Research Innovation and discovery form the basis of our mission at the UCI School of Medicine: Discover. Teach. Heal. Our faculty, staff and students are immersed in research activities that span basic science, translational and clinical areas. Home Research Disease Prevention, Treatments and Cures The UCI School of Medicine is part of a comprehensive academic health system working to redefine the boundaries of patient care. Our research mission is to advance basic, clinical and translational research that addresses complex problems, spanning from unraveling fundamental biological and pathobiological processes to designing novel therapeutics, diagnostics and analytics. Our ultimate goal is to develop safe and effective disease prevention strategies, treatments, and cures for patients. Office of Research Basic Science Departments Clinical Departments Centers & Institutes Core Facilities Research by the Numbers UCI School of Medicine researchers advance our understanding of human health and our capacity to improve it. Through basic, clinical and translational research, we develop cross-disciplinary discoveries and therapies that help patients heal. /sites/default/files/svg-icons/medal_0_0.svg $285 M in research funding for 2020-2021 /sites/default/files/svg-icons/ranking_noun-project-justin-blake_currentColor.svg Ranked 20th among public schools for research by US News & World Report /sites/default/files/svg-icons/treatment.svg 483 open clinical trials in 2020 /sites/default/files/svg-icons/microscope.svg No. 39 Overall In Blue Ridge Institute Rankings for Medical Research News Jul 08, 2019 | Wired Waze Data Can Help Predict Car Crashes and Cut Response Time In the News UCI School of Medicine Research Jul 01, 2019 | UCI School of Medicine UCI researchers to join national effort to build atlas of human breast cells Press Release UCI School of Medicine Physiology & Biophysics Biological Chemistry Research Jun 27, 2019 | UCI School of Medicine Researchers discover new way to discriminate between mutations responsible for promoting cancer growth and those that are not Press Release UCI School of Medicine Biological Chemistry Research View All News Events There are no upcoming events.