Many basic and clinical research opportunities are available at Washington University Medical Center.

The Medical School is one of the largest recipients of funding for research and training from the National Institutes of Health. The Department of Surgery is annually ranked among the top academic surgery departments in NIH funding by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research.

The Department has approximately 61,000 square feet of laboratory space in three research buildings.

Fellows are encouraged to explore research opportunities in surgery, immunology, genetics and other fields of endeavor as well as to apply for extramural funding to support investigation into their own interests.

Learn about Research in the Section of Transplantation.