Graduate Education at the College of Medicine
The UC College of Medicine provides an exciting and supportive environment for biomedical research training.
Our world renowned faculty consistently rank in the top 8% of faculty nationwide for sponsored funding in basic science and clinical research - with over $300 million annually to support cutting edge research, talented postdoctoral fellows and promising graduate trainees.
Our nationally ranked PhD and MS programs are preparing the scientists of the 21st Century to make unprecedented forward progress in understanding human health and disease.
UC is a nationally recognized leader in many areas of basic science research, especially in cancer biology, cardiovascular and cardiopulmonary biology, environmental health, gastrointestinal and epithelial biology, immunology and infectious diseases (including HIV/AIDS), metabolic disorders (diabetes and obesity), perinatal and early child development, nanomedicine and neuroscience.
Each focus area is supported by interdependent research approaches ranging from fundamental basic science to translational and clinical applications and health outcomes research.
Your participation in basic science and translational research will make a big contribution to the success of our overall research outcomes, discovering causes and potential cures for diseases such as Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma, Heart Disease, neurological disorders (such as Alzheimer’s) and Cancer.
On the Leading Edge
Biomedical Research at UC enjoys a rich history of discovery and innovation. Our investigators are credited with many firsts, from the oral, live-virus polio vaccine and the first medical laser lab in the country, to the first commercial antihistamine (Benadryl). UC scientists are literally transforming the way we live and work!
UC’s creative environment has led to the discovery and/or development of:
- First medical laser lab in the country
- Oral polio vaccine
- Heart-Lung machine
- Clark Oxygen electrode
- Fogarty Heart Catheter
- Cardiac imaging agent (Cardiolyte)
- First commercial antihistamine (Benadryl)
Research & Graduate Education
PO Box 670548
231 Albert Sabin Way
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0548
Phone: (513) 558-7340
Fax: (513) 558-2850
Mail Location: 0548
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