Group Health Research Institute

We do practical research that helps you and your family stay healthy.
We discover ways to prevent illness and improve treatment.
We’re making health and health care better for everyone.


Patients power SIMBA research on breast cancer, mammograms, breast MRIs

A new video shows how patient engagement takes center stage in Dr. Karen Wernli’s study of breast cancer imaging for women who’ve had the disease before.

Read it in Healthy Findings.

health informatics

Lingering Neandertal DNA may raise risk for some diseases

National study by eMERGE researchers—including Drs. David Carrell and Eric B. Larson—compares genetic data to electronic health records. 

Read it in Healthy Findings.

Health Tip

Controlling blood sugar reduces dementia risk, even if you don’t have diabetes.

Our research

We study health and health care as it happens in everyday settings by everyday people, producing results that are built to work in the real world. We share our results in the public domain to benefit people everywhere.