Our Research Programs
The UC San Diego Department of Medicine is a national leader in internal medicine research. In fiscal year 2015, our biomedical research program
cost expenditures totaled $114.7 million.
In the 2018 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate Schools guidebook, the UC San Diego
School of Medicine is ranked 18th overall in research-intensive training and 12th in primary care.
The HIV/AIDS program (Department of Medicine,
Division of Infectious Diseases and
Owen Clinic) is ranked 11th in the nation.
Our research interests and current major projects are detailed on the
Research Focus Areas page.
Research News stories for the most recent major developments in our research programs.
News blog for news about our education, research, and patient care activities.
We are committed to translational research: we focus on laboratory work that leads directly to better patient care. Our studies address the health care challenges of greatest concern to our national and world community.