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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies PhD Programs

Drexel graduate student in a lab.


Biochemistry (BIOC) is a challenging, broad-based graduate program involving research and coursework leading to the MS or PhD degree. Through this graduate program, students work at the interface between chemistry and biology to probe the interactions between biomolecules that direct cellular function.

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About the MD/PhD dual degree program at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Physician Scientist MD/PhD

The MD/PhD physician scientist training program is designed for a limited number of students who are strongly motivated toward a career in academic medicine and medical research. The program trains individuals in the fundamental clinical aspects of medicine and offers advanced training in a specific field of research.

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Photo by Kevin Egan, doctoral candidate, Laboratory of Stephen Jennings, PhD at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Microbiology & Immunology

This multidisciplinary program offers both MS and PhD degrees. Students in the Microbiology & Immunology (MI) program have the opportunity to work with faculty members who have diverse research interests ranging from the cellular and molecular pathogenesis of infectious agents to the effect of aging on the immune function.

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A Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics program graduate student working in a laboratory at Drexel University College of Medicine.

Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics

The Molecular & Cell Biology & Genetics (MCBG) program provides a broad education-training for graduate students interested in biomedical problems that cross disciplinary boundaries. Students have the opportunity pursue research interests under the guidance of faculty in six different departments/centers.

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A neuroscience graduate student working in a laboratory at Drexel University College of Medicine.


Our graduate courses are taught by an interdepartmental faculty spanning neurobiology and anatomy, pharmacology and physiology, microbiology and immunology, and biology. Students in the Neuroscience (NEUS) program can earn a master's or PhD degree, leading to careers in scientific research, pharmaceutical research, academic administration, public policy and more

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Drexel University College of Medicine Pharmacology and Physiology graduate student looking into a microscope.

Pharmacology & Physiology

The Pharmacology & Physiology (PHPH) program offers graduate courses leading to the MS and the PhD. Both degrees require independent research under the direction of our faculty, who are engaged in highly active research programs involving molecular, cellular and behavioral approaches to experimental pharmacology and physiology.

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