To be a distinguished center of medicine, you need the winning combination of the best research, human talent, and teaching. Leading in all three, New Brunswick has earned the reputation of being the region's "Healthcare City." The city has five nationally-recognized hospitals, global biotechnology and pharmaceutical corporations, internationally-recognized medical research facilities, and is part of the country's largest medical school.
Rutgers University brings more federal research dollars to the state than all other New Jersey colleges and universities combined. Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, the only National Cancer Institute in the state, is one of many examples of New Brunswick's prominence in healthcare.