The Behring Institute for Medical Research has 7 different research fields. Each of them are equally important to the whole institute as interdisciplinary settings to generate cutting-edge knowledge and technological breakthroughs in medical research and definitions of healthcare.
The Behring Institute of Medical Research is researching ways of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health through the organized efforts and informed choices of society, organizations, public and private, communities and individuals.
Paramedicine is within the Behring Institute of Medical Research an unique research group into the intersection of health care, public health, and public safety
Research into ways to create and maintain a fulfilled and satisfied state in life through the use of purposeful activity or interventions designed to achieve functional outcomes which promote health, prevent injury or disability and which develop, improve, sustain or restore the highest possible level of independence.
Creating cutting-edge fundamental research in cognitive neuroscience (i.e. human cognition as viewed from the perspective of the brain) though the use of biological substrates, with a specific focus on the neural substrates of mental processes.
Immunology and Infection is a broad branch of biomedical research that covers the study of all aspects of the immune system in all organisms. Including the dealing with the physiological functioning of the immune system in states of both health and disease.
At the Behring Institute for Medical Research the Research is focused on all aspects of rehabilitation, or rehab, and the healing treatment a patient receives after an illness or injury. The illness or injury could be cancer, a stroke or an automobile or skiing accident.
The Evidence Based Research group aims to apply the best available evidence gained from the scientific method to clinical decision making. It seeks to assess the strength of evidence of the risks and benefits of treatments (including lack of treatment) and diagnostic tests.