Research Centers

Addiction Medicine

  • Center for Substance Abuse Treatment and Research

    We are a multidisciplinary center designed to integrate and coordinate Johns Hopkins’ substance abuse treatment services, improve patients’ experience, track patient outcomes, and strengthen teaching and research in addictions.

  • Behavioral Pharmacology Research Unit

    We are a broad-based substance abuse clinical research program encompassing both human laboratory research and outpatient treatment research.


Gastroenterology & Hepatology

General Internal Medicine

  • GeneSTAR Research Program

    Our team studies risk factors, genomics, biological models and cellular science to better understand the causes of heart disease and stroke.

  • Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice Center

    We produce comprehensive, systematic reviews of important medical topics using interdisciplinary teams that integrate clinical expertise with expertise in evidence-based methods, including meta-analysis, decision analysis, benefit-harms analysis and cost-effectiveness analysis.

  • Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research

    Our center serves as an academic bridge between the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Bloomberg School of Public Health to conduct clinical, epidemiologic and translational research of the highest quality.

  • Johns Hopkins Center for Health Equity

    Our center studies diseases of the heart and blood vessels, such as high blood pressure, coronary artery disease and diabetes.

  • Center for Health Services and Outcomes Research

    Our team conducts multidisciplinary research on policies and practices, with a special focus on their impact on quality of care and patient-centered outcomes.

  • Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness

    We seek to improve the safe and effective use of medications by bringing together researchers at Johns Hopkins to accomplish a fourfold mission — training, research, patient care and public service — toward best medication practices.

Geriatric Medicine & Gerontology

  • Beacham Center for Geriatric Medicine

    We offer a full range of primary care for seniors, including post-hospitalization referrals, treating fractures and falls, frailty, confusion and memory problems.

  • Biology of Healthy Aging Program

    Our team studies range from molecular and cellular to genetic and laboratory animal-based approaches that help researchers understand the mechanisms, risk factors and pathophysiology of aging-related changes in health, function and quality of life.

  • Center on Aging and Health

    We aim to promote the intellectual interactions that are essential to developing creative approaches to solve the important health and health care problems for an aging population.

  • Center for Transformative Geriatric Research

    We aim to perform and advance research that transforms health care and the lives of older adults.

  • Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Center

    Our center was created to support the next generation of researchers to determine causes and treatments for frailty in older adults.

Infectious Diseases

Molecular Medicine

  • Center for Epigenetics

    We have brought together investigators in genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, biostatistics, epidemiology and clinical medicine to develop new technologies to apply to basic science and population-based epigenetic studies.

Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine