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Research at Baptist

BCRI Research

Research is a vital aspect of the health care industry. Baptist is committed to improving patient care through world-class research institutions and personnel. Baptist affiliates conduct in-depth research in many areas to help determine the safety and effectiveness of new treatments, medications and devices. Some of our key areas of research are cardiology, emergency medicine, endocrinology, oncology, neurosciences, and pulmonary medicine.

Baptist Clinical Research Institute

The Baptist Clinical Research Institute (BCRI) conducts inpatient and outpatient phase I through IV clinical trials to assist in the development of innovative medical care for patients. Our solid base of experienced study management team combined with a strong vision for the future and dedicated investigators ensure an effective trial process. The BCRI has sites not only in Memphis, but also in Jonesboro, AR and Southaven, MS.

Baptist Cancer Center

The Baptist Cancer Center (BCC) conducts clinical trials to ensure the advancement of our research efforts to help expand and improve our approach to cancer treatment. The cancer clinical trials cover a variety of cancers including lung oncology, breast oncology, head and neck oncology, experimental therapeutics program and malignant hematology program. Sites include Memphis, TN; Bartlett, TN; Southaven, MS; Collierville, TN; Oxford, MS; Columbus, MS; New Albany, MS; Grenada, MS; and Jonesboro, AR. Future sites include Union City, TN and West Memphis, AR.

Other Baptist Research Sites

The following clinics, as a part of the Baptist Medical Group, are also dedicated to improving patient care through innovative research.


If you are considering participating in a Clinical Research trial,  this link will help you make an informed decision:

Follow the links below for more information about initiating, conducting, or participating in research, and for Federal Regulations related to Clinical Research.

Career Opportunities in Research