How to Impact Patient Care through Research

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. Along with being a center for biomedical research, the institute is also a catalyst for economic and academic growth in the region. Our curiosity and determination are opening new doors in the treatment and detection of diseases.

Research enhances the quality of care we deliver to our patients. In our laboratories and at the bedside, research is an essential part of Maine Medical Center’s mission. We need the help of generous individuals like you who understand the value of research at this caliber. By raising private gifts to supplement federal/state grants and other revenue, our scientists and physicians can continue to work together to solve our most challenging medical issues.

MMCRI is already one of the most innovative research organizations in the nation. With your help, we can achieve even more. When you donate to MMCRI, you bring more of the latest scientific discoveries to patients’ bedsides and improve the quality of care they receive. You support research projects which help us better understand disease processes, and develop better diagnostics and treatments.

Areas of opportunity for support of MMCRI’s laboratory based or clinical research projects include:

Cardiovascular Disease


Bone and Mineral Disease

Molecular Biology and Genetics 

Clinical Trials 

Psychiatric Research  

Vector Borne Diseases

General Research Operations

If you would like to learn more about these and other research taking place at MMCRI, we invite you to contact Kendra Allen for more information.


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