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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


October 11, 2019
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore, October 14-18, 2019

September 6, 2019
Leigh Wexler Graduates!

August 13, 2019
Deb Fowell Authors Study on Immune Cell Navigation Systems

August 12, 2019
Supriya Mohile Headlines MSTP 19th Annual Retreat

August 9, 2019
SMD's Aleta Anthony Named Director of Equity, Inclusion & Research Education Support

August 7, 2019
Single Brain Region is Key to Assessing the Impact of Repetitive Head Hits, Concussions

July 11, 2019
Congratulations MJ

July 11, 2019
Scott Friedland Defends Thesis

June 26, 2019
Study Points to Stabilization of TRAF3 Protein to Fight Age-Related Bone Loss

June 21, 2019
Lemonade Stand Supports Efforts to Cure Childhood Cancer

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