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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

Research News

The GW Postdoc Association hosted Postdoc Appreciation Day on Sept. 21 as part of the National Postdoc Association Postdoc Appreciation Week from Sept. 17–21. 

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Robert H. Miller, PhD, a neuroscientist, researcher, and administrator in the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, has been named the university’s new vice president for research. 

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For the first time, researchers at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences have successfully used the gene-editing tool CRISPR/Cas9 to limit the impact of parasitic worms responsible for schistosomiasis and for liver fluke infection, which can cause a diverse spectrum of human disease including bile duct cancer. 

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