Faculty members within the Department of Surgery are actively involved in a wide array of clinical and basic research aimed at conquering disease and improving quality of life. The department's leading edge research efforts are nationally recognized for excellence. The research program includes participation in national cooperative clinical trials to advance surgical practice and improve health care. Advanced medical informatics research is another important area of faculty endeavor. State-of-the-art surgical facilities, laboratories, and computer technology support these research activities.
New Networking Tool for Scientists
Investigators are encouraged to stay connected with their colleagues across MU and beyond by using the scientific social networking tool BioMedExperts. This free site for biomedical scientists supports opportunities for creative and collaborative research by allowing investigators to find and link to each other through a variety of search mechanisms and profiles generated with the support of PubMed.