Among the Nation's Leading Research Institutions
Penn Medicine and The Perelman School of Medicine are among the nation's leading research institutions. In fact, we consistently rank in the top 5 percent in the nation among academic medical centers for research awards granted—most in the form of outside funding, such as NIH research awards. Our combined mission of pioneering research, academic excellence and outstanding clinical care, advances the practice of medicine and the quality of care we provide.
From bench to bedside, we translate scientific breakthroughs and clinical trial discoveries into miraculous treatments. Studies not conducted anywhere else give our patients a chance to live longer, fuller, healthier lives.
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We are internationally recognized as a leader in discoveries that advance science and pave the way for new therapies and procedures to improve human health. The basic and clinical research findings emerging from our laboratories and hospitals improve the treatment of a wide range of medical conditions and provide the foundation of knowledge on which many of medicine's next generation of cures will be developed.
An overview of our research
Our 24 research cores offer a range of services, from molecular profiling to cell sorting to high resolution electron microscopy. Through these diverse resources, we provide access to the most advanced equipment and instrumentation; as well as technical expertise, training and education.