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Translational Biomedical Science

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The Ph.D. Program in Translational Biomedical Science

Translational Biomedical Science takes basic science and turns it into ideas that will improve the health of our nation. Through this cutting edge program, the University of Rochester is preparing people for academic and clinical careers that will change lives in extraordinary ways.

The Ph.D. Program in Translational Biomedical Science is focused on creating a new kind of investigator—one who has a much broader view. A flexible curriculum in basic, translational and population health sciences and a mentoring approach for dissertation research make it a uniquely powerful way to prepare the research leaders of tomorrow.

What makes our program different.

Our program has been thoughtfully designed to provide you with the most effective learning environment. Whether you want to work on new vaccines, develop apps, or impact international communities, you will learn the skills you need to make an impact.

We are global. Our program is strongly global and multicultural, with active field sites for faculty and students in Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean, Asia and the Pacific. The program is embedded with a range of global and community health opportunities that help bridge basic and population sciences that serve real communities and their needs.

A true multidisciplinary program. Our students work with world-renowned scientists from a variety of specialties and highly diverse backgrounds.

Tailored to your needs. You will design your own course of study—both didactic course work and research—to fit your personal needs, interests and research goals.

Mentor approach. Our program provides you with a primary mentor with expertise in basic research, from our medical school, or from arts, sciences and engineering—to provide a broader perspective on how your research can be applied to the world.

Survival skills for research. You will learn what it takes to survive and thrive in an academic environment, learning how to write grants, give presentations, and how to write and review manuscripts.

Do you want to translate basic science and clinical observations into ideas that change lives? The Ph.D. Program in Translational Biomedical Sciences will give you the education, skills and confidence you need.

To learn more, fill out our Inquiry Form today.