The Medical Research Department was established in 2001. The 15 research laboratories and an Laboratory Animal Center take on a number of national projects. The core research centers of department are Biomedical Research Center, Pharmaceutical Research Center, Fundamental Medical Research Center and Laboratory Animal Center.
Of approximately 4.5 million US dollars granted per year to research activities, more than 2.2 million are from Chi Mei Hospital.
Chi Mei Hospital staff produces more than 250 journal publications every year. Over 70% of the papers have been published in the science citation index journals. Some research inventions have received international patents. Nearly 50% of our employees hold academic positions.