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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


December 2, 2021
Represent UofR in This Year’s STAT Madness Bracket Competition

November 16, 2021
Grant to Combat Vaccine Hesitancy in Adolescents

November 12, 2021
The New Issue of Opportunities to Explore is Out Now!

November 9, 2021
All eyes on vision restoration with latest NEI Audacious Goals Initiative Grant

November 8, 2021
UR Researchers Part of Effort to Create Atlas of Cells to Study Age-Related Diseases

October 18, 2021
Pediatric Practice Provides Roadmap for COVID-19 Vaccination of Patients and Caregivers

October 12, 2021
Ann Falsey, M.D. Recognized for Leadership in RSV Research

October 7, 2021
Lancet Review: Mental illness and suicide among physicians

September 28, 2021
Three PhD Students Honored with SMD Equity and Inclusion Award

September 14, 2021
A record-breaking start for 155 new SMD graduate students!

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