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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
postdoc researcher in lab peering through microscope

News

November 28, 2022
PREP Scholar Aaron Huynh Wins Fan Favorite Award at Wilmot Scientific Symposium

November 28, 2022
The New Issue of Opportunities to Explore is Out Now!

November 10, 2022
Longtime Veterinarian Diane Moorman-White Retires After 31 Years

November 7, 2022
Jarvinen-Seppo Lab Talks Researching Food Allergies in Children

October 31, 2022
Indigenous Health Disparities Course Coming to UR in Spring 2023

September 29, 2022
Awards and Philosophy Meeting Recognizes Faculty and Trainee Achievements

September 21, 2022
Jennifer Stripay, Ph.D. ('16) Talks Seizing Opportunity, Going from Bench to Scientific Communications

September 2, 2022
Anne Nichols, Ph.D., receives K99/R00

August 11, 2022
Lynne Maquat Receives Advisory Appointment at International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

July 28, 2022
Advancing Biomedical Research Through CART

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