Research Facts and Funding

Research at Mayo Clinic involves thousands of medical professionals committed to searching for answers to complex medical problems with the goal of bringing new solutions and advanced care to patients throughout the world.

2013 statistics


  • Full-time investigators: 196
  • Physicians actively engaged in research: 623
  • Total full-time research personnel: 3,369


  • Centers, programs and core resources: More than 50
  • Research laboratory space: 340,519 square feet
  • Total research space: 899,711 square feet
  • Active grants and contracts: 4,002

Studies and publications

  • Active Institutional Review Board-approved human research studies: 8,698
  • New human research studies approved by Institutional Review Board: 2,526
  • Research and review articles in peer-reviewed journals: 5,673