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Research at Vanderbilt

Vanderbilt University and Medical Center researchers are at the forefront of posing innovative solutions to some of the most challenging questions facing us today.

In academic year 2011, faculty across all disciplines received over $587 million in external funding for research. Vanderbilt is one of only 14 universities ranked in the top 25 on each of two key indicators: U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Universities and Colleges” (ranked 17) and federal obligations for science and engineering research and development (ranked 21).