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researchOur mission is not only to treat disease but also to conduct research that leads to the development of new medical procedures and treatments. Our highly integrated faculty utilizes a broad investigative approach that employs both basic and clinical research techniques to unravel the mysteries of various disease processes. We are gaining a greater understanding of the biological mechanisms of disease, identifying new technologies for improved diagnostics and treatment, and developing novel surgical approaches.