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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


June 18, 2018
Event Recap: Pathology Research Day 2018

June 15, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

June 12, 2018
Biochemistry & Biophysics Students Going Places

June 12, 2018
Neuroscience Grad Student Awarded NIH Diversity Fellowship

June 8, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - June 11-15, 2018

June 7, 2018
GSS Annual Poster Session - Travel Award Winners Announced

June 1, 2018
Latest Issue of Opportunities To Explore - June 4-8, 2018

May 29, 2018
Fourth year NGP Graduate Student Publishes in Journal of Neuroscience

May 25, 2018
Latest Issue of Opportunities To Explore - May 28-June 1, 2018

May 23, 2018
Outstanding Dissertations Honored

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