Research Highlights for 2022

December 20, 2022 by

The School of Medicine is an internationally recognized innovative and collaborative leader in research, recently ranking 30th ‘Best Medical School’ by U.S. News & World Report. With over $226 million in total research dollars and $153 million in NIH research awards this year, our research impacts human health on a global scale through advancement of science and its translation to clinical care.

Some of the most impactful and exciting research in 2022 includes discoveries about how the body regulates blood pressure; gut microbes that regulate the biological clock; molecules in the brain that could help fight Alzheimer’s and other neurological diseases; and links between the response of nerve fibers and Autism. Read these stories below and more in the SOM 2022 Annual Report or by searching the research category in Medicine in Motion News.

Swapnil Sonkusare

Swapnil Sonkusare, PhD and Colleagues Discover the Key Driver of High Blood Pressure

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Moore and Papin

Sean Moore, MD and Jason Papin, PhD, Discover How Microbes in Our Guts Regulate the Body’s Biological Clock

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Hannah Ennerfelt and John Lukens

Brain Discovery Could Help Doctors Boost Body’s Ability to Fight Alzheimer’s and Multiple Sclerosis

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Kevin Pelphrey

Kevin Pelphrey, PhD Awarded $12M NIH R01 Grant, One of Only Nine Grants Given Nationally to an Autism Center of Excellence

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