Basic & Translational Research

Our research programs and facilities complement our educational objective of training the next generation of world class innovators, leaders, and health care providers.

Centers & Institutes

Augusta University is involved in nearly 300 different funded research activities and related studies in its Colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Dental Medicine, Graduate Studies, Medicine and Nursing. Research is carried out in both basic and clinical disciplines.

Core Laboratories

Cores, or Shared Research Resources are institutionally funded and supported research centers that are dedicated to meeting scientists’ research needs. Augusta University's Cores Laboratories and or Shared Research Resources are supported by the Senior Vice President for Research. 

Human Research Program

We conduct research, a great deal of which is done through clinical trials in humans (known as human subject research). There are many federal requirements that all research institutions must meet in order to conduct human subject research.

Institutional Review Board Office

The Institutional Review Board Office ensures the research goals of the Augusta University enterprise are met, while protecting human subjects involved in research and verifying the enterprise meets compliance standards.

Office of Innovation Commercialization

We are actively marketing and commercializing exciting and promising new technologies, which can change the future for the better.

Research Ethics & Compliance

We promote a culture of ethics, integrity, safety and compliance in research.

Sponsored Programs Administration

The Division of Sponsored Programs Administration and the Augusta University Research Institute serve as a central unit to coordinate and support Augusta University’s Internal and External Sponsored Projects.

Summerville Interdisciplinary Research Office

Our office reaches across Augusta University colleges, to assist researchers on all campuses in learning about research practices and to find collaborative groups.

Transdisciplinary Research Initiative

This initiative brings world-class faculty in diverse fields together in the area of age-related diseases.