Sanford Research

About Sanford Research

Sanford Research is a non-profit research organization that is part of Sanford Health, an integrated health system headquartered in the Dakotas. Sanford Health is one of the largest health systems in the nation with a presence in 26 states and nine countries.

With a team of more than 250 researchers, Sanford Research supports basic, translational and clinical research in diverse areas including: Pediatrics and Rare Diseases, Cancer Biology & Immunotherapies, Cellular Therapies & Stem Cell Biology, Behavioral Sciences, Diabetes, Genetics & Genomics, Enabling Technologies, and Environmental Influences on Health and Disease.

Innovation, discovery and passion drive our talented scientists, who are dedicated to finding cures, eradicating disease and improving the lives of people around the world through scientific breakthroughs.

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Link to Postdoctoral Fellow and other career opportunities:


Summer Research Intern

June 2019 - August 2019 Sioux Falls, SD
“I enjoyed the hands-on approach to scientific research that is not available at many institutions for undergraduate students. There were multiple presentations to help with public speaking, and the research conducted by you could even be published in your mentor's work.”

Internship at Sanford Research

June 2018 - August 2018 Sioux Falls, SD
“Learning about Native American studies, going to Rosebud Reservation to meet key people with different organizations, conducting a lit review for my poster presentation”
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