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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


December 7, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - December 10-14, 2018

December 7, 2018
Rochester graduate student named Schwarzman Scholar

December 4, 2018
US News and World Report Article: What You Can Do With a Biology Degree?

December 3, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - December 3-7, 2018

November 29, 2018
Professor Harold Smith, Ph.D. appears on Evan Dawson Radio Program

November 28, 2018
Jean Bidlack Featured on WXXI's Second Opinion

November 26, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

November 15, 2018
23rd WCI Scientific Symposium

November 15, 2018
Congratulations to Phong Nguyen and Jose Suarez Loor for receiving ORS Travel Awards!

November 13, 2018
URMC Student/Trainee Travel Awards 2018 Request for Applications

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