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Biomedical Sciences

Who We Are

Diverse biomedical and biological disciplines

The Department of Biomedical Sciences is led by more than 30 faculty members from diverse biomedical and biological disciplines – dedicated to basic research in the life sciences, applied biomedical research and research in medical education. Our mission is to serve the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine through teaching in the medical undergraduate and graduate programs as well as in the Master's and Ph.D. programs with which department faculty are associated.

We are committed to serving The Heritage College, Ohio University, the osteopathic profession, the community of southeast Ohio and the medical and scientific communities at the state, national and international levels.

NEW: The Heritage College Histo-Pathology Core Facility at ARC 240 is now available for use – details.   

Graduate Opportunities

Tuition Waiver • Annual Stipend from $22,500 to $23,000

The Department of Biomedical Sciences is led by more than 30 faculty members from diverse biomedical and biological disciplines. M.S. and Ph.D. opportunities are available in basic research in the life sciences, applied biomedical research and research in medical education. For more information or to apply, contact us at phd-med-research@ohio.edu or 740.593.2327.

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Cancer Biology

Diabetes and Metabolic Disease

Integrative Anatomy and Biomechanics

Immunology

Molecular Microbiology

Molecular Medicine

Musculoskeletal and Neurologic Disease

Graduate Studies

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Continuing your journey

Distinguish yourself as a physician scientist and map out your own journey of discovery.

Graduate Programs

Biomedical Sciences

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Resources

From facilities to forms to employment opportunities, you’ll find it all here.

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Areas of Research

 

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Make discovery personal 

From diabetes to infectious diseases to neurological disorders, our groundbreaking research is making a difference.

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News

Blog

Symposium helps dad understand daughter’s medical condition

Graham Smith is neither a medical clinician nor a research scientist. But when the Heritage College hosted the third annual International Symposium on Growth Hormone and Metabolism, he attended to learn more about his daughter’s growth hormone (GH) deficiency.

Portrait of Brian Clark, Ph.D.
From astronauts to elders, Brian Clark studies how we stay strong

When Brian Clark moved to Athens, he thought it might be a brief stop. But he stuck around and helped turn OMNI into a powerhouse of research into pain disorders and healthy aging.

Dr. John Kopchick
The research odyssey of John Kopchick

How a mouse helped launch a scientific discovery that improved lives and opened pathways for research into obesity, diabetes, cancer and aging.