Welcome to the Maine Medical Center Research Institute ~ 2018-06-13T09:11:31+00:00

Center for Molecular Medicine

making new discoveries about the molecular basis of human disease

Center for Clinical & Translational Research

discoveries from bench to bedside

Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE)

improving patient-centered outcomes

Research: Enhancing the Quality of Patient Care

Successful medical research is a complex process requiring close collaboration of basic scientists, physicians, epidemiologists and data analysts, state-of-the-art instruments, resources to protect the interest of patients who volunteer to participate in clinical trials, and a strong commitment on the part of the Institution.

All of these elements are represented in the Maine Medical Center Research Institute. We have world-class researchers working on the most advanced biomedical problems. We have been successful in bringing the benefits of new discoveries to our patients and to the world, and we have an ongoing commitment to continue to be one of the very best biomedical research communities.

Giving for Impact

Your donation to research at Maine Medical Center Research Institute (MMCRI) is an investment in healthcare innovations and new treatments that offer hope.

MMCRI strives to provide a growing, visionary, and nurturing environment for scientists with core strengths in molecular biology and genetics, outcomes and health services research, and clinical research.

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Our curiosity and determination are opening new doors in the treatment and detection of diseases.


Outlook for Tick Season

MMCRI’s Chuck Lubelczyk was interviewed recently in The Portland Press Herald.  Check out this article to learn how snow and leaves help ticks survive and what you can do to protect yourself during the tick season.  For more information on ticks see www.mmcri.org/lyme

Recent Events

Lambrew Research Retreat

Left to Right: Ivette Emery, PhD, Translational Research Scientist and Co-Chair of Research Retreat; Keynote Speaker, Professor Nadia Rosenthal, PhD, Scientific Director of The Jackson Laboratory; Dr. Costas T Lambrew; Dr. Sanjeev Francis, Maine Medical Partners MaineHealth Cardiology, Co-Chair of Research Retreat; and Dr. Doug Sawyer, Chief Cardiovascular Services.

MMCRI Connects with Community at Annual Open House

Upcoming Events

• May 31, 2018, Seminar Series @ 11:00 am | Maine Medical Center Research Institute | 81 Research Dr., Scarborough, Maine

Dr. Douglas Forrest  Senior Investigator, Section Chief, Nuclear Receptor Biology Section, Laboratory of Endocrinology and Receptor Biology, NIH, Nat’l Institute of Diabetes & Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Topic:  Thyroid Hormone Receptors and Mammalian Development

Cardiometabolic Young Investigators Forum 2018:  Careers in Academia
June 22, 2018 ● 8:30 am – 5 pm ● Dana Center Auditorium, Maine Medical Center

Don’t miss this chance to share your expertise and learn about a career in academia.  This event is a unique opportunity for young investigators to engage with thought leaders in clinical and translational research in a forum setting that prepares them to expand their research and impact the future of patient care.  CME credits are available for this event and featured guests will include:   Dr. Sven Enerbäck, MD, PhD, Dr. Ron Margolis, PhD, NIDDK, Dr. Karen Freund MD MPH, and Dr. Clifford Rosen, MD, Center for Clinical & Translational Research at MMCRI.

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