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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

Michael Bukrinsky, MD, PhD, professor of microbiology, immunology, and tropical medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is conducting two studies focusing on HIV-associated disorders, with the support of grants from the National Institutes of Health. 

The George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) was recently awarded a T32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award institutional research training grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services focused on health care for individuals who are geographically isolated and/or economically or medically vulnerable.

With a five-year, $2.17 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, Wenge Zhu, PhD, associate professor of biochemistry and molecular medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, is aiming to help ovarian cancer patients overcome resistance to platinum drug therapies by targeting the Fanconi anemia (FA) pathway.