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UC San Diego Department of Medicine Research 

Dedicated to Improving Patient Care

The UC San Diego Department of Medicine is a national leader in internal medicine research. We dedicate ourselves to translational research and laboratory work that leads directly to better patient care. Our studies address the health care challenges of the greatest concern to our national and world community.

Focus Areas

Our studies address the greatest concerns and challenges in health care in the community.

Our focus areas


We provide valuable resources for investigators including investigative services and more.

Our resources

Getting Funding for Research

The Sponsored Projects Office (SPO) assists faculty and professional research staff in their efforts to secure and ensure proper stewardship of external funding.

More About Our SPO