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PhD Programs

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences offers outstanding opportunities for graduate biomedical research, education, and training. Work with some of the nations top researchers, join a community of scholars, and make contributions to understanding the basis of health and disease. 

Explore the Biomedical PhDs are offered through the Institute of Biomedical Sciences and Health Sciences

Research News

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The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a National Institutes of Health (NIH) T-32 research training grant. The five-year grant, worth nearly $1 million overall, will support the training of junior scientists who will advance research in the search for a cure for HIV.

Photo, Kate Blackmore, PhD ’21

Katherine Blackmore, PhD ’21, received a 2021 Chorafas Foundation Award for outstanding work in the selected fields of engineering sciences, medicine, and natural sciences for her work on metabolic syndrome.

In a recent study, Tim McCaffrey, PhD, professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, led a team of researchers conducting the largest RNA expression analysis of human coronary artery disease to date.