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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. 

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Research News

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A $1 million gift from Ulvi M. and Reykhan Kasimov seeks to advance development of a new technique that uses RNA transcript levels to identify biomarkers in the blood stream, which can help detect active infections in the body.

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The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) and the GW Medical Faculty Associates (MFA) have established a new, centralized Office of Clinical Research (OCR) that will serve as a go-to resource for all faculty and staff involved in clinical research at the SMHS and MFA.

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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.