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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


February 19, 2019
Xi Lin Wins Award

February 18, 2019
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - February 18-22, 2019

February 15, 2019
Mason Doolittle Awarded ASBMR Travel Grant

February 15, 2019
Matt Ingalls wins Prestigious Poster Prize at Gordon Conference

February 11, 2019
Kristen Bush Marshall Successfully Defends Her Thesis

February 11, 2019
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - February 11-15, 2019

February 11, 2019
PREP Scholar Seble Negatu Receives Award

February 4, 2019
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - February 4-8, 2019

February 1, 2019
GDSC student Adrian Molina-Vargas co-founds ADSE chapter to tackle underrepresentation in STEM

January 30, 2019
Former Biochemistry Student Jerry Madukwe, Ph.D. travels to West Africa to Speak With Students

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