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Mayo Clinic trainee and researcher examining samples in a lab

Mayo Clinic is a leading academic medical and research center with an annual research budget of $890 million, of which $565 million comes from external grants and contracts.

During your training, you have the opportunity to work on a wide range of basic, translational and clinical research projects in state-of-the-art facilities. You can also conduct clinical research in conjunction with your clinical rotations.

Most residencies and fellowships include dedicated research time designed to enhance the training experience.

Yassmeen Abdel-Aty, M.D.


Yassmeen Abdel-Aty, M.D.

Research by the numbers: People

Research by the numbers: Facilities

Research by the numbers: Studies and publications

Gallery of laboratories and research facilities

Mayo Clinic has about 50 research centers and programs, more than 20 core resources, and nearly 400,000 square feet of research laboratory space. Click through the gallery to see actual research spaces you may encounter.

Research at Mayo Clinic

Research at Mayo Clinic

Key factors that distinguish Mayo Clinic research include:

  • Collaborative, sharing environment
  • Outstanding laboratories and facilities
  • Access to clinical data for research
  • Centralized research resources
  • Biostatistics and scientific publication services
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