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Ph.D. Programs

Graduate Studies

The College of Graduate Studies at the Medical University of South Carolina is committed to the graduate training of biomedical research scientists who learn to work at the interface of the basic sciences and human health and disease. As a Ph.D. student you may take an interdisciplinary first year curriculum that allows exposure to all departments and programs before a research area and mentor are selected. The curriculum consists of interactive and comprehensive didactic units, self-selected laboratory rotations, and seminars to set the stage for your research career.

Biomedical Sciences


Ph.D. Training Grants

Areas of Research

Addiction Science
Biomedical Imaging
Biomedical Data Science & Informatics
Cancer Biology
Cardiovascular Biology
Cell Biology, Regulation, and Signaling
Developmental Biology
Drug Discovery
Genetics & Genomics

Immunology and Inflammation
Mitochondrial Biology
RNA and DNA structure and function
Oral Health Sciences
Proteomics, Lipidomics, and Glycomics
Regenerative Medicine
Stem and iPS cell biology
Structural Biology