Advancing research and education to improve health in Central Appalachia, the Appalachian Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) coordinates clinical and translational research activities throughout the Marshall University healthcare community alongside community health partners.
The overall goal of the Administrative Core of the Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) Appalachian Center for Cellular transport in Obesity Related Disorders (ACCORD) at the Marshall University School of Medicine (MUSOM) is to provide administrative oversight for the career development of ACCORD investigators as well as growth and sustainability of Center infrastructure.
To better coordinate and promote all clinical research at Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (JCESOM), the Marshall Clinical Research Center (MCRC) was created to provide development and support to dozens of clinical trials and to improve treatment of patients in the Tristate Metro Community (West Virginia, Southern Ohio and Eastern Kentucky).
The Marshall Institute for Interdisciplinary Research (MIIR) was created to help meet the strategic objective to advance economic development through entrepreneurship and commercialization of scientific discoveries.
The IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) is a competitive federal research program established by the National Institute for Health. The goal of INBRE is to help build biomedical research expertise, assist faculty with biomedical research program developments, provide student research opportunities, and help trains the state’s future workforce in science and technology.