UHSP believes that innovative research is vital to creating healthier societies. Through our research centers, we are making groundbreaking discoveries to improve the health of populations and change lives.
Center for Clinical Pharmacology
The Center for Clinical Pharmacology is conducting groundbreaking research to uncover new treatments for pain relief, Alzheimer’s disease, metabolic diseases and more.
Center for Health Outcomes Research and Education at UHSP
Established in 2016, the Center for Health Outcomes Research and education is focused on building project-based datasets to support community-wide information exchange and research capacity.
Shining a Light on Zonular Microfibrils
Juan Rodriguez collaborates with neighboring institutions on research investigating the elasticity of the zonular fibers found in the eye.
Events and Awards
Elgendy and Hegazy Receive $3.1 Million NIH Grant to Support Chronic Pain Research
Researchers, Bahaa Elgendy and Lamees Hegazy, receive a $3.1 million NIH grant to support research on the treatment of inflammatory pain.
UHSP Ranks Fourth on St. Louis’ Largest NIH Award Recipients List
UHSP was ranked No. 4 on the St. Louis Business Journal’s list of the region’s largest NIH award recipients for 2021.
Al-Hasani Uncovers New Avenues to Treat Pain and Addiction
Ream Al-Hasani and her research team have been conducting groundbreaking research on the neurological effects of addiction and the brain's response to pain or stress.