EVMS is the largest biomedical research institution in southeastern Virginia. More than 100 EVMS faculty members are engaged in basic and clinical research focused in areas where the community has pressing needs.

Innovative research has brought EVMS to the forefront of groundbreaking discoveries—from the pioneering of in vitro fertilization in America by the Jones Institute for Reproductive Medicine, to the recognition of new cancer detection and treatment methods at the Leroy T. Canoles Jr. Cancer Research Center. Researchers at the are also making strides in bringing us one step closer to a cure for diabetes.

We continually strive to enhance our research enterprise in order to improve the health of the people of Hampton Roads and beyond.


Vice Dean for Research

Jerry L. Nadler, MD


Senior Associate Dean for Research

William J. Wasilenko, Ph.D.