Research and Innovation

Nuvance Health conducts groundbreaking research and innovation to improve patient care and advance the field of medicine.

At Nuvance Health®, research and innovation are a top priority—unlocking advancements that improve health care now and in the future.

Rudy L. Ruggles Biomedical Research Institute

Renowned scientists perform translational research, which uses scientific findings to improve the standard of patient care and advance our community’s health. Discover more about this groundbreaking work and expertise.
Rudy L. Ruggles Biomedical Research Institute
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Clinical Trials

Nuvance Health serves as a research site for many national and international clinical trials. Learn how these studies evaluate new approaches to prevent, diagnose and treat disease.
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Investigator-Initiated Research

Clinicians on the front lines of healthcare have unique insight and expertise, making them particularly well-suited to the identification and cultivation of meaningful research. Our team works to facilitate this scholarly work. Investigator-Initiated Research
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Research and Innovation at Nuvance Health

At Nuvance Health, research and innovation are a top priority—unlocking advancements that improve health care now and in the future. Highlights of the program include:

  • A full range of research initiatives:
    Offerings include translational, clinical and investigator-led research. This robust program is on par with that of major academic medical centers in our region and beyond.
  • Strong research pipeline:
    Sponsors and partner institutions seek out Nuvance Health based on our reputation for solid research. This broad network creates a strong pipeline of opportunities for eligible patients to participate in research.
  • Access to new treatments:
    We provide avenues for patients to be involved in important studies and trials close to home. Eligible patients may have access to promising new therapies before they’re widely available.
  • Career and educational opportunities:
    Nuvance Health offers a launchpad for a rewarding career. We also train the next generation of clinicians and researchers, through internships and fellowships, to make important discoveries.