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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 13, 2019
Romeo Blanc Receives Multiple Awards From the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)

June 11, 2019
CMPP Students Host Guest Speaker Dr. Ehsan Sarafraz-Yazdi

June 7, 2019
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - June 10-14

June 7, 2019
Upcoming Thesis Defenses

June 3, 2019
GDSC Student, Tom O’Connor Earns First Place in 2019 Sharing Your Science in A Social World Contest.

May 20, 2019
Latest Issue of Opportunities to explore - March 20-24, 2019

May 14, 2019
Imaging That Twinkle in Your Eye: Assessing Vascular Health by Imaging Blood Cells in the Retina

May 13, 2019
Latest Issue of Opportunities to explore - May 13-17, 2019

May 13, 2019
UR CTSI Student Continues on the Road to Success

May 6, 2019
Latest Issue of Opportunities to explore - May 6-10, 2019

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