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The Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program

The Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program trains independent research scientists to enable them to bridge the wide gulfs that currently exist between basic science research and clinical medicine. Graduate students acquire a broad understanding of human disease, therapeutics and design of predictive experimental model systems through an innovative and rigorous program that integrates medical curriculum with mentored research and critical analysis of research-based modeling of human pathophysiology.

The program trains students pursuing a Ph.D. degree and is for any student with a B.S./B.A. or M.D. or is currently in an M.D. program.

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Employment Opportunities

Interested in a career in the Division of Biomedical Sciences and the UCR School of Medicine? You can find a complete listing of open positions on the employment page of the SOM website.

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Biomedical Sciences News

Not so quiet, please
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The shape and architecture of collagen and elastin fibers can improve our understanding of lung diseases, including the one associated with vaping
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Research identifies earlier origin of neural crest cells
UC Riverside-led research could aid regenerative stem cell therapies
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