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Medical Sciences, Systems Physiology and Human Genetics

Translating novel scientific insights into new approaches for the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease is the ultimate goal of biomedical research. Rockefeller’s scientists and clinicians study conditions such as cancer, heart disease, infectious disease, obesity, addiction, psoriasis, hepatitis C, HIV, mental illness, autoimmune disorders and many others. The Rockefeller University Hospital serves as a setting for conducting clinical studies in a carefully controlled environment.