About Mayo Clinic Research

Mayo Clinic is a leading academic research and medical institution with a research budget of more than $625 million. Students and postdoctoral research fellows have the opportunity to work on a wide range of research projects in state-of-the-art facilities.

More than 200 research laboratories at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, are led by highly successful independent investigators working on basic research, disease-oriented research and clinical research. Access to clinical data from more than 6 million patient histories provides an invaluable resource in translational research, linking these research activities and the premier medical center at Mayo Clinic. Find out more about research at Mayo Clinic.

Areas of research

Postdoctoral research fellow community

More than 700 students and postdoctoral research fellows train at Mayo Clinic each year. They are a critical component of Mayo's vibrant research community.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science

Mayo Clinic is a private, not-for-profit biomedical institution that includes a tertiary referral medical center. Mayo Clinic offers medical and graduate training and postdoctoral scientist training.

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science integrates the research and education functions of the institution. It serves much like a provost's office does at other academic medical centers. The five schools of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science fulfill Mayo Clinic's education mission and are the basis of Mayo's vibrant academic community.

"Mayo Clinic researchers are addressing the world's most challenging health care needs," says Gianrico Farrugia, M.D., president and CEO, Mayo Clinic. "Researchers relentlessly pursue discoveries that will deliver cures and better health to people today and for generations to come. Mayo Clinic is one of the most comprehensive research institutions in the world — where ideas for improving care rapidly advance from the laboratory to the clinic to address unmet patient needs."