Duke University is one of the nation’s leading research universities. In U.S. News and World Report's 2023 America's Best Graduate Schools edition, Duke University School of Medicine received high marks in research ranking No. 6. The Department of Medicine’s research program is continually top-ranked for Federal research funding. Our investigators conduct world-class research and drive new discoveries in healthcare innovation. 

In support of these groundbreaking discoveries, the Department of Medicine Research Administration team strives to:

  • promote the research and scholarship of our investigators
  • foster an environment of integrity in research
  • provide the highest quality service to our investigators, and
  • serve as an integral partner in the pursuit of research excellence – from concept to commercialization.

We hope this site is a helpful and informative resource for all of your research support needs.

Our door is always open for your questions, comments and feedback.

Latest Research News

DOM Offers Grant Writing Support for Investigators at All Levels

As a national leader in driving high-impact discoveries in medicine, the Department of Medicine (DOM) has built a research infrastructure that enhances faculty development, mentoring, and funding programs that strengthen the next generation of outstanding investigators.

It’s Time to Talk About Plastic Pollution and Its Impacts on Human Health

Earth Day is a time to raise awareness of the need to protect Earth's natural resources for future generations. It’s also time to have cross-discipline conversations about plastic pollution’s impact on human health, says two School of Medicine researchers with Duke University’s Plastic Pollution Working Group (PPWG). 

R38 Scholar Aaditya Khatri Leads Study on CLAD Therapeutic

R38 scholar Aaditya Khatri, MD, PhD, is the lead author on a new study that offers a potentially novel therapeutic strategy for the prevention or treatment of chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD), the leading cause of death in lung transplant recipients. 

7 from Medicine accepted to ALICE leadership program

School of Medicine Office for Faculty Development has announced the next class in its ALICE program, a leadership development opportunity for mid-career women faculty in the School of Medicine. Seven participants in the next class are from the Department of Medicine.

PEERONE, transforming lives through education and support

Sitting in traffic after work is tiresome, but imagine traveling in heavy traffic to get to class on time right after a long work day. This was Jeanine Latta, Department of Medicine senior research administrator, every week when she would attend college classes in the evening while juggling work and her life outside of school. Latta’s experience led her to create PEERONE, which is a social, networking, and support group for Duke Department of Medicine Research Administration. PEERONE is a group that provides support so members graduate and can share advice on balancing life.