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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 GW Postdoctoral Primary Care Research Training Program (P-CART) is currently accepting applications for immediate and July 2022 appointments.

Photo GW SMHS and Children’s National Neuroscientist Nathan Smith, PhD, Fellow of AAAS

George Washington University (GW) faculty member Nathan Smith, PhD, assistant professor of pediatrics and of pharmacology and physiology at the GW School of Medicine and Health Sciences, was elected to the 2021 class of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows, in the category of neuroscience.

Photo, Drs Tim McCaffrey and Kasimov

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.