Research universities are unique in our nation’s system of higher education. Faculty at these institutions are engaged in a wide array of research and scholarship activities that inform and broaden knowledge in and across academic disciplines. These activities result in innovative new ideas, intellectual works, and discoveries that cure disease, protect our environment, secure our nation, grow the economy, and advance arts and culture in our local communities. Learn about how AAU universities impact people’s lives on a daily basis.
A recent study is offering new clues about the science behind bandages infused with electricity, which can help heal wounds faster than typical bandages or antibiotics.
Overlapping surgeries, in which more than one doctor performs sequential surgeries in different operating rooms, carry no greater risk for low-risk, noncardiac patients, a new analysis shows.
New research indicates that a compound called YZ129 may be effective in treating glioblastoma that has become resistant to other drugs.
The federal government has fostered a unique partnership with America’s preeminent research universities for the last 70 years. This extraordinary partnership has resulted in astounding leaps in technological innovation, improved public health and well-being, sustained a dynamic American economy, and has helped build an unmatched military superiority.