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The UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences conducts more than $40 million in research every year.
Leaders in Research
Our DaCCoTA program brings together researchers with diverse experience from across the region to develop unique and innovative means of combating disease in the Dakotas.
Researchers studying epigenetics and epigenomics explore the mechanisms that regulate gene expression.
American Indians throughout the region suffer from significant health disparities, relative to the non-Native population, and much of this is related to historical trauma, adverse childhood experiences, forced boarding school participation, social marginalization, and toxic stress.
From COVID to Zika, our infectious disease researchers explore the pathology, diagnosis, and treatment of vector-borne or human-to-human infections.
Research into the causes and treatments of neurodegenerative disorders, from Alzheimer's to Parkinson's to Multiple Sclerosis is one of our School's hallmarks.
With our Center for Rural Health leading the way, our School studies the often different health outcomes between various populations.
Links to our researchers studying substance use disorders and the health outcomes of addiction on individuals, their families, and other vulnerable populations.
The research facilities and cores at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.
A partial list of our major imaging, scanning, spectrometry, and genomic equipment.
Information and resources from the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences Grants Management team.
Connect with the faculty who maintain research labs within the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.
UND's INBRE program promotes the development, coordination and sharing of research resources and expertise that will expand the research opportunities and increase the number of competitive investigators in the IDeA-eligible states like North Dakota.
Descriptions of and links to our many partner organizations engaged in biomedical research.
Student Research Opportunities
The premier biomedical research event held annually at the UND School of Medicine & Health Sciences.
The REMS program provides a summer research experience for UND medical students prior to or following their first year classes.
Students of all backgrounds are encouraged to participate in research experiences that are based on community needs and the School's service learning model.
Our School houses many research options for students in our medical, graduate, and health sciences programs. We also coordinate multiple undergraduate research opportunities.
The hallmark of a major research university is its ability to link faculty across all disciplines toward the creation of new ideas and the generation of new technologies.
SMHS by the Numbers
sponsored project awards in FY22
research grants awarded since 2020
research facilities in Grand Forks