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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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Alberto Bosque, PhD, MBA, assistant professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine, and his research team published in PLOS Pathogens finding a multiple sclerosis drug may be used to block HIV infection and reduce the latent reservoir.

Juan Reyes, MD, and Shant Ayanian, MD, both assistant professors of medicine, published research in the journal Future Medicine, finding five biomarkers associated with higher odds of clinical deterioration and death in COVID-19 patients. 

Alejandro Villagra, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences

 Alejandro Villagra, PhD, assistant professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine, and his research team published a new study in Cancer Research, finding the genetic modifier HDAC6 controls tumor growth and halts metastasis in triple-negative breast cancer in vivo.