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Research Strengths

The University of Rochester has core research strengths in a number of multidisciplinary fields and has developed strategic plans highlighting research priorities.  The university departments rank among the nation's top 10 in NIH funding and the school ranks among the top 25 percent of medical schools in NIH research funding. 

Research at Rochester is the University's portal to research centers and institutes from A-Z for researchers, corporations and students.  This portal provides a variety of resources to pave the way for researchers who need assistance with project funding, regulatory compliance, collaborating with other researchers, etc.

The University's Government and Academic Research Alliances office provides a link between the government research agencies, other academic institutions and researchers at the U of R, and the private sector.  Please contact us at: or