Glenn Biggs Institute for Alzheimer’s & Neurodegenerative Diseases
The Institute works to understand the risks, predictors, prevention and possible treatments for Alzheimer's disease, mild cognitive impairment and related conditions through innovative research and clinical trials.
Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute
Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute’s (GCCRI) mission is to advance scientific knowledge relevant to childhood cancer, contribute to the understanding of causes of childhood cancer, and accelerate the translation of knowledge into novel therapies. Through discovery, development and dissemination of new scientific knowledge, GCCRI strives to have a national and global impact on the problem of childhood cancer.
Institute for Health Promotion Research
The Institute for Health Promotion Research studies population health and cancer, chronic disease and obesity among Hispanics.
Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science
The Institute for Integration of Medicine and Science (IIMS), the academic home of the Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health, has a vision to improve health and reduce disparities by accelerating scientific discoveries and applications across the full translational research spectrum. Together with nine regional partner organizations, the IIMS provides infrastructure and support for translational research through workforce development, research resources, pilot projects, clinical research units, and community engagement.
Mays Cancer Center
Mays Cancer Center is the region’s only National Cancer Institute (NCI) designated cancer center. Our research is focused on cancer development and progression, experimental and developmental therapeutics and population science and prevention.
The Center for Research to Advance Community Health (ReACH) is multidisciplinary collaboration of researchers and clinicians working to promote the health of South Texas residents. Research projects include Hepatitis C in Baby Boomers, pain management and health disparities.
Research Imaging Institute
The Research Imaging Institute provides laboratories and computing facilities. Current research projects include clinical and translational neuroscience.
Sam and Ann Barshop Institute for Longevity and Aging Studies
The Barshop Institute supports research on age-related diseases and longevity. The Institute is designated as a Nathan Shock Center and the Claude D. Pepper Center and supports translational research with the goal of improving health throughout life. The Institute is also actively involved in community outreach programs to educate health care professionals on health issues facing the aging population.