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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

Ali Ahmed, MD, MPH, professor of medicine, was the senior author and Richard M. Allman, MD, clinical professor of medicine, was a co-author on a paper that found stopping digoxin in some patients with heart failure is linked to higher risk of death and hospital readmission. 

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Yanfen Hu, PhD

A research team led by Yanfen Hu, PhD, is studying the role of the tumor suppressor BRCA1 in the homologous recombination pathway of DNA double-strand break repair.

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Adam Friedman, MD, professor of dermatology

Researchers at the GW Cancer Center found that sun safety practices for attendees at skin cancer screening events differ from the general public.

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