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Research at the Rockefeller University

Research at the Rockefeller University
Our scientists ask tough questions, and have the passion and persistence to answer them.

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.

Clinical Research Studies

Research studies conducted at The Rockefeller University Hospital offer volunteers the opportunity to advance research knowledge and medical progress.

Collaborations and Partnerships

Tri-Institutional and External Collaborations

Rockefeller scientists move discoveries beyond the laboratory through active collaborations in New York City and beyond.

Interdisciplinary Centers

Rockefeller’s interdisciplinary centers unite researchers in disparate labs around specific clinical goals, fostering collaboration.

Technology Transfer

The Office of Technology Transfer helps university personnel shepherd inventions, materials, and technologies into useful commercial products.

Research Support

Resource Centers

More than a dozen shared resource centers provide scientists with access to advanced tools and technology.

Research and Grant Assistance

The Office of Sponsored Research and Program Development assists investigators with securing and managing sponsored research awards.

Markus Library

The university’s library supports the community with technology, innovation, and collaboration in the field of science information and communication.

Agata Smogorzewska, M.D., Ph.D.

Agata Smogorzewska, M.D., Ph.D.


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

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.