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Pursue World Class Research Within a Close-Knit Community

Scientists have been making innovative discoveries at the University of Rochester Medical Center since George Hoyt Whipple, first dean of the Medical School and a Nobel Laureate, founded the institution in 1925. You will find that the excitement of discovery continues today in a community of scientists and clinicians working to improve world health.

The University of Rochester Medical Center offers many training opportunities for you to extend your research and enhance your knowledge and experience. Here you will know faculty and peers by name and you will work together based on interest and opportunity.

Research at URMC

Recognized as a leading research institution, the School of Medicine and Dentistry is ranked #29 by US News and World Report. The University of Rochester’s NIH ranking is #34.

  • During our last fiscal year, research faculty attracted external funding totaling approximately $316 million.
  • Our scientists rank among the top in the nation in several disciplines; top-15 rankings in NIH funding have been achieved in neurology, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, oral biology, pharmacology and physiology, public health and preventive medicine, and musculoskeletal research.
  • View a snapshot of our postdoctoral appointees


January 14, 2019
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - January 14-18, 2018

January 8, 2019
TBS Student Explores Drug Repurposing to Treat Infectious Disease

January 7, 2019
TBS Student Dissertation Defense

January 7, 2019
UR-RCMI Scholarly Exchange Request for Applications

January 4, 2019
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - January 7-11, 2018

December 26, 2018
In The News: URMC utilizes motion capture technology to study brain, how it ages

December 24, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

December 18, 2018
Chavali, Couch, DeZoysa and Hao Win Sayeeda Zain Travel Award

December 17, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

December 11, 2018
Study: Neurons in the Brain Work as a Team to Guide Movement of Arms, Hands

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