Most important goal of this research center is to conduct scientific research related with basic and clinical medical sciences.
The Institute of Medical Science was founded in March, 1985. From March, 2003, the basic and clinical medical science were integrated. The role of center are to promote faculty research, maintain a research related documents, publish medical journal, and sponsor symposia and conferences. The director of the center is appointed by the president Yeungnam University and is responsible for general administration. All faculty members of the College of Medicine, Yeungnam University, are eligible to be members of the center, upon approval by the executive committee.