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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


April 24, 2018
The Bugs in Your Gut Could Make You Weak in the Knees

April 23, 2018
Brandon Berry Recipient of a two-year American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship & Professional Member of the AHA July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2020

April 23, 2018
Neuroscience Graduate Student Receives American Heart Association Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

April 20, 2018
April 23rd - Genetics Day 30th Annual Scientific Symposium

April 18, 2018
New Fellowship Opportunity: TRIUMPH Post-doctoral Fellowship - MD Anderson Center

April 18, 2018
Thesis competition winner describes protein translation in 3 minutes or less

April 16, 2018
Opportunities to Explore - April 16-20, 2018

April 6, 2018
Eight Finalists Confirmed for Three Minute Thesis Competition

April 6, 2018
Latest Issue of Opportunities To Explore - April 9-13, 2018

March 30, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - April 2-6, 2018

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