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All Vanderbilt Centers and Institutes

Vanderbilt is home to more than 85 centers and institutes that work to tackle major challenges and meet important societal needs by bringing together faculty from a broad range of disciplines and producing cutting edge research. A center or institute is generally defined as a unit of the university engaged in combined aspects of research, scholarship, instruction, outreach or related service. Most commonly, a center or institute will have a substantial research/scholarship component to its mission, and also may have affiliated education programs. Visit Establishment and Oversight of Centers and Institutes at Vanderbilt for more information.

Find out more about Vanderbilt centers and institutes by exploring the list below.

Center or Institute NameGovernance
Center for Constructive ApproximationCollege of Arts & Science
Center for Innovative TechnologyCollege of Arts & Science
Center for Latin American StudiesCollege of Arts & Science
Center for Noncommutative Geometry & Operator AlgebrasCollege of Arts & Science
Center for the Digital HumanitiesCollege of Arts & Science
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions (CSDI)College of Arts & Science
Robert Penn Warren Center for the HumanitiesCollege of Arts & Science
W.T. Bandy Center for Baudelaire and Modern French StudiesCollege of Arts & Science
Center for EntrepreneurshipOwen Graduate School of Management
Center for Healthcare Market InnovationOwen Graduate School of Management
Financial Markets Research CenterOwen Graduate School of Management
Turner Family Center for Social VenturesOwen Graduate School of Management
Collaborative for STEM Education and Outreach (CSEO)Peabody College
Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations of Early Learning (CSEFEL)Peabody College
IRIS CenterPeabody College
National Center on Performance IncentivesPeabody College
National Center on Scaling Up Effective SchoolsPeabody College
National Center on School ChoicePeabody College
Peabody Research InstitutePeabody College
Advanced Computing Center for Research and Education (ACCRE)Provost Office
The Curb Center for Art, Enterprise, and Public PolicyProvost Office
Vanderbilt Brain InstituteProvost Office
Vanderbilt Data Science InstituteProvost Office
Vanderbilt Institute for Integrative Biosystems Research and Education (VIIBRE)Provost Office
Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering (ViSE)Provost Office
Vanderbilt Institute of Nanoscale Science and Engineering (VINSE)Provost Office
Wond'ryProvost Office
Center for Environmental Management StudiesSchool of Engineering
Center for Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive TechnologySchool of Engineering
Institute for Software Integrated SystemsSchool of Engineering
Institute for Space and Defense ElectronicsSchool of Engineering
Multiscale Modeling and Simulation Center (MuMS)School of Engineering
The Frist Center for Autism and InnovationSchool of Engineering
Vanderbilt Biophotonics Center (VBC)School of Engineering
Vanderbilt Center for Transportation and Operational Resiliency (VECTOR)School of Engineering
Vanderbilt Center on Mechanobiology (V-CoM)School of Engineering
Warren Center for Neuroscience Drug DiscoverySchool of Medicine-Basic Sciences
Center for Structural Biology (CSB)School of Medicine-Basic Sciences
Mass Spectrometry Research CenterSchool of Medicine-Basic Sciences
Vanderbilt Center for Addiction ResearchSchool of Medicine-Basic Sciences
Vanderbilt Center for Stem Cell BiologySchool of Medicine-Basic Sciences
Vanderbilt Institute of Chemical Biology (VICB)School of Medicine-Basic Sciences
Vanderbilt Quantitative Systems Biology CenterSchool of Medicine-Basic Sciences
Vanderbilt Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping CenterSchool of Medicine-Basic Sciences
Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication StudiesVanderbilt University Medical Center
Center for Biomedical Ethics and SocietyVanderbilt University Medical Center
Center for Bone BiologyVanderbilt University Medical Center
Center for Cognitive MedicineVanderbilt University Medical Center
Center for Experiential Learning and AssessmentVanderbilt University Medical Center
Center for Health Services ResearchVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Center for Matrix Biology (VCMB)Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Institute for
Clinical and Translational Research (VICTR)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC)Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Digestive Diseases Research Center (VDDRC)Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Epithelial Biology CenterVanderbilt University Medical Center
Institute for Medicine and Public HealthVanderbilt University Medical Center
John A. Oates Institute for Experimental TherapeuticsVanderbilt University Medical Center
Lamb Center for Pediatric ResearchVanderbilt University Medical Center
Skin Diseases Research Core CenterVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Breast CenterVanderbilt University Medical Center
Tennessee Center for AIDS ResearchVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Center for Child DevelopmentVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Center for Human NutritionVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Center for ImmunobiologyVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Center for Kidney DiseaseVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Center for Knowledge Management (CKM)Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Center for Precision MedicineVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Center for Quantitative SciencesVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Center for Research and Innovation in Systems Safety (CRISS)Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Center for Space Physiology and MedicineVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Clinical Trials CenterVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Epidemiology CenterVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Eye InstituteVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Genetics InstituteVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt O’Brien Kidney Center (VOKC)Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular InstituteVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Institute for Global HealthVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Institute of Infection, Immunology, and InflammationVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Kennedy Center (VKC)Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Eunice Kennedy Shriver Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Research Center (IDDRC)Vanderbilt University Medical Center
University Center for Excellence In Developmental Disabilities
Education, Research and Service (UCEDD)
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD)Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Sleep CenterVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Transplant Center Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Tuberculosis CenterVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt University Institute of Imaging ScienceVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Vaccine CenterVanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt Vision Research Center (VVRC)Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer CenterVanderbilt University Medical Center

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