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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) announced the selection of Hematology and Oncology Fellow Fayez Estephan, MD, as the 2022 recipient of the Albert L. and Elizabeth T. Tucker Postdoctoral Fellowship for his research project titled, “Her-2 overexpression in prostate adenocarcinoma: its prevalence, clinical significance and utility as a therapeutic target.”

Photo, Vsevolod “Seva” Polotsky, MD, vice chair for research in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine

Vsevolod “Seva” Polotsky, MD, has been selected to serve as vice chair for research in the Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine at the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences and the GW Medical Faculty Associates. Polotsky will also serve as professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine and of pharmacology and physiology.

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The George Washington University’s Institute for Biomedical Sciences (IBS) recently recognized and celebrated its Class of 2022 PhD graduates. Among the 12 graduates, three completed their doctoral research with support from a prestigious National Institutes of Health (NIH) F31 fellowship and others earned private foundation fellowships, with one graduate serving as an NIH T32 predoctoral trainee.