Clinical Research and The Rockefeller University Hospital
An exchange of ideas between fundamental research and clinical investigation is at the core of Rockefeller’s mission. The Rockefeller University Hospital serves as a crucial link between bench and bedside.
Rockefeller is an oasis of science. I had a very profound feeling about it from the moment I stepped onto the grounds. You have the freedom to follow your instincts and be creative. I love that and I thrive here.
Jean-Laurent Casanova, M.D., Ph.D.
We come here with ideas, with a vision, and are given the autonomy to follow our instincts. Rockefeller allows us to do the transformative science that we anticipate will have an enduring impact on the well-being of our world.
An expert on ant biology, Kronauer found himself in the right place at the right time to capture a cathedral-shaped bivouac, or ants’ nest, in Costa Rica. The photo is now part of an international exhibit by the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition.
In studying cell division, scientists happened upon a new way of understanding how a chemotherapy compound works. The findings could make it possible to predict which patients are most likely to benefit from the drug.
Scientists have found that many receptors with high potential for drug discovery take a different configuration inside the body than in the test tube. The findings could explain why some promising drugs fail in clinical trials, and potentially open doors to new drug-development approaches.