University of Maryland Research Enterprise

The University of Maryland Research Enterprise encompasses the premier, highly recognized research of the University of Maryland, which includes the Baltimore and College Park campuses. Building on complementary research strengths, administrative expertise, and state-of-the-art research facilities, the University of Maryland Research Enterprise aims to expand research impact in the State of Maryland and beyond. The enterprise is led by University of Maryland Vice President for Research Laurie E. Locascio, PhD.

Dr. Laurie E. Locascio

Laurie E. Locascio, PhD
Vice President for Research
University of Maryland


Research Strengths

Laboratory test tubes

Improving Human Health


Agriculture and Food Safety
Bio- and Nano-technology Center
Biology and Behavior Across the Lifespan Organized Research Center
Center for Addiction Research, Education, and Service
Center for Biomedical Engineering and Technology—BioMET
Center for Biomolecular Therapeutics
Center for Drug Safety
Center for Health Outcomes Research
Center for Innovative Biomedical Resources
Center for Innovative Pharmacy Solutions
Center for Integrative Medicine
Center for Research on Aging
Center for Shock, Trauma and Anesthesiology Research
Center for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine
Center for Translational Medicine
Center for Vaccine Development
Center for Vascular and Inflammatory Diseases
Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation
Center on Drugs and Public Policy
Center to Advance Chronic Pain Research
Comparative Effectiveness and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research
Comprehensive Cancer Center
Computer-Aided Drug Design Center
General Clinical Research Center
Health Equity
Human Performance and Sports Medicine
Legal Resource Center for Public Health Policy
Magnetic Resonance Research Center
Maryland Poison Center
Maryland Psychiatric Research Center (MPRC)
Mass Spectrometry Center
Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center
Organized Research Center on Persistent Pain
Patient-Centered Research for Outcomes, Effectiveness, and Measurement (PROEM) Center of Excellence
Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging
Public Health Social Work
Ruth H. Young Center for Families and Children
Science of Safe Food, Drugs, and Medical Devices
     Cochlear Implant Center
     Precision Medicine
     Regulatory Science
     Surgical and Medical Device Innovation
Substance Abuse and Addiction


Research Administration

College Park

Tech Commercialization

UM Ventures

Research Development

Office of Research Development