PhD Programs in the Basic Science Division
GSBS offers six different training opportunities leading to a PhD in a biomedical science discipline. These programs involve hands-on laboratory research.
The basic science programs prepare students for research-focused careers in academic institutions of higher learning or in the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry.
Students can select from a wide-range of faculty who are accessible and experienced in mentoring.
Explore our Basic Science Division PhD Programs
PhD in Clinical & Translational Science
The Clinical & Translational Science program is intended for individuals trained in the medical sciences, most commonly fully-trained physicians or others with similar training. This program focuses on Clinical Discovery and Investigation, Clinical Effectiveness Research, and Practice to Policy Research.
Students typically enter the PhD program following successful completion of course work in the Clinical & Translational Science MS program and passing a PhD qualifying examination.
Students completing this program are well prepared for an academic research-focused medical career or for a career in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical industry.