The Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is individually tailored to meet our students' specific needs and research interests.
The Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences program bridges basic sciences and biomedical research interests to discover and advance medically relevant knowledge, ultimately leading to improved quality of life for future generations.
The program develops the ability of graduate students to apply research skills from bench to bedside, translate fundamental discoveries into new treatments for human diseases, and prepare them for careers in academia, medical research, and biomedical and biotechnology industries.
The Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences program admits students only during the fall term.
Applications for the Fall 2024 cycle are now open.
Tiyash Parira, Ph.D., class of 2018
Maria Lopez, Ph.D., class of 2020
Patience Paul, Ph.D., class of 2023
Key Research Areas
Our students collaborate with our world-class professors to conduct cutting-edge biomedical research and have the option to select their own unique concentration area.
- Acute Lung Injury
- Drug Discovery and Nanotherapeutics
- Environmental Sciences and Toxicology
- Genetics and Cancer Biology
- Immunology and Neurological Disorders
- Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
- Mitochondrial Biology & Metabolomics
- Pulmonary Vascular Disease
- Translational Glycobiology and Functional Glycomics
Every student in the Biomedical Sciences program has a personalized curriculum designed to meet their specific learning needs.
The program has a minimum number of credits in didactic courses, allowing for flexibility of elective courses to address each student's research needs and giving them additional time in the lab working towards publications and dissertation research.
Students admitted into the Ph.D. program receive financial assistance through fellowships, assistantships and tuition support.
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