Division of Research

At Vanderbilt, we leverage the existing basic, clinical and translational expertise to foster a robust collaboration across Vanderbilt’s departments and institutes.

Our faculty develop, implement, publish and share innovative research to improve the care and management of patients with musculoskeletal conditions — all with the goal of providing the funding, infrastructure, support and training needed for our faculty to do complete and publish their research.

Areas of Interest

We use a variety of research methods to address important scientific questions, including clinical registries, pragmatic trials, prospective cohort studies and traditional randomized controlled trials. Our current research involves projects in the following areas:

  • Chronic Pain
  • Spine
  • Sports Medicine
  • Trauma