Innovative research activities on PCOM’s campuses range from deciphering mechanisms of cell, tissue and organ development, function and pathogenesis, to analyses of behavior, learning and psychopathology. The overall goal of our research is to develop and test innovative approaches to diagnosing, treating and preventing dysfunction and disease.
Faculty research is supported by the NIH, NSF, AOA, foundations, companies, and philanthropic donations. The Center for Chronic Disorders of Aging provides funding for research through its peer-reviewed grant program. Internal funding for small-scale research projects is provided by PCOM’s Division of Research.