MSH has built a research center supplied with modern equipment and the latest technology in the immediate vicinity of the famous concert hall, the Elbphilharmonie. The new facilities include a multifunctional competence center for performance-physiological research and treatment at the interface between sports science, human medicine, physiotherapy and neuroscience; a molecular biology research landscape for life science- and translational research; and cognitive and affective neuroscience research laboratories. These facilities are supported by a modern data and server infrastructure and by well-staffed working groups.
The MSH operates the following types of research laboratories: Laboratories for the implementation of research projects in the areas of human medicine, sports medicine and sports science as well as psychology. In addition, there are anatomy, multifunctional and wet labs for conducting placements in the human medicine courses. Finally, there are skills labs available to students of the human medicine degree for the practical training of specific skills and abilities, for example from general medical practice or X-rays.