University of Rochester

School of Medicine and Dentistry

Pathways of Human Disease


River Campus (mailing address): 500 Joseph C. Wilson Blvd., Rochester, NY 14627 River Campus (GPS/maps): 252 Elmwood Ave., Roche

Wilson Blvd

Rochester, NY 14642

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Pathways of Human Disease

Format: Campus

Program Description:

A pathway leading to a PhD degree and a rewarding career in the biomedical sciences with opportunities in academia, industry, and government.

A dedicated interdepartmental faculty and state-of-the-art research labs employing the latest molecular techniques and experimental models. A curriculum which combines core courses in biochemistry, cell biology, and molecular biology with unique integrated courses covering anatomy, physiology, and human disease (pathology) from a research perspective.The goal of our program is to train young research scientists who will understand the many challenges in curing human disease and who will have the knowledge and skills to participate in these endeavors.


The Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the New York State Board of Regents, and the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protection Programs

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 6,000-9,999

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