Basic, clinical and translational research activities at PKUPH are essential to advancing medical treatments for a wide variety of health concerns. PKUPH now includes five university-level research institutes. So far, 17 specialties of the hospital have been granted the certificate for drug clinical trails by the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA).
PKUPH has undertaken projects funded by the Chinese government, including the National Science and Technology Major Special Project, the National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), the National High Technology Research and Development Program (863 Program), and the National Nature Science Foundation of China (NSFC). Meanwhile, the hospital actively participates in a variety of international collaborative scientific research programs.