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The Wilmot Cancer Institute has over 100 dedicated scientists representing 25 academic departments from across the University of Rochester who study cancer biology, the tumor microenvironment, and toxicities and side effects of cancer and its treatment.

Read more about research at Wilmot.

Fellow research is supported with faculty mentors and includes opportunities for clinical research, basic science, qualitative research, and education. Fellows are involved in writing clinical trials with faculty mentors. UR Heme/Onc fellows competitively participate in the ASH Clinical Research Training Institute, the Vail AACR/ASCO Methods in Clinical Cancer Research Workshop, and the FDA-ASCO Hematology and Oncology Fellows Day Workshop.

Fellow research has been recognized both nationally and internationally. Our fellows have been recipients of the ASCO Conquer Cancer Young Investigator Award, the Bennet Travel award, ASCO merit awards, ASH abstract achievement awards, and NIH K -career development awards.

Selected examples of UR Heme/Onc fellows research projects can be found at the links below.

Fellows may continue their education by pursuing advanced degrees during their training. The UR offers Masters in Public Health, Masters in Business Administration, and Masters in Clinical Research.