Types of Research


Basic science research is essential for translating new discoveries into innovative patient care.


Clinical research produces knowledge for understanding disease, preventing and treating illness, and promoting health. Check out our current clinical trials.


The most important challenge facing academic medical centers is translating new research findings into tangible health benefits. Penn State has created the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) to serve as an independent but highly integrated academic engine for clinical and translational science.

Institute for Personalized Medicine

Medicine has always been personalizedwhat has changed are the tools that allow us to provide more individualized care. The Institute for Personalized Medicine is our commitment to advancing health care through modern technology and holistic, patient-centered therapies.