Departmental Options

Today's Research is Tomorrow's Medicine!

One Gateway: IPIBS

Five Departments

  1. Anatomical Sciences and Neurobiology
  2. Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics
  3. Microbiology and Immunology
  4. Pharmacology and Toxicology
  5. Physiology

Many Research Opportunities

The School of Medicine at the University of Louisville has many outstanding research opportunities in which graduate students can obtain excellent training and research credentials These are just a few examples:

  • Eye Research
  • Transplantation Biology
  • Genetics and Molecular Medicine
  • Cardiovascular Research
  • Microcirculation
  • Spinal Cord Injury and Repair
  • Birth Defects Center
  • Molecular Diversity and Drug Design

Additional Research Opportunities include:

  • Molecular Neuroscience
  • Pharmacogenetics
  • Signal Transduction
  • Developmental Neurobiology
  • Systems Neuroscience
  • Molecular Epidemiology
  • Biology and Genetics of Aging
  • Functional Genomics
  • Gene Therapy
  • Gene Regulation
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Cancer Biology
  • Control Mechanisms in Physiology
  • Molecular and Cellular Immunology
  • Molecular Endocrinology

    Multiple Career Opportunities

    A Ph.D. degree in a biomedical science will provide you with many rewarding career options:

    • research in a university, government laboratory or private institute
    • a career in the biotechnology or pharmaceutical sectors
    • teaching in a large university, small college or school
    • an administrative position in a variety of institutions.