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 $21,500 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

Graduate Studies

Continuing your journey

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

Graduate Programs

Biomedical Sciences

Resources

Resources

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

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Areas of Research

Areas of Research

Make discovery personal 

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

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Events

Events

News

July 10, 2019
 
In recently published research into the regulatory mechanisms of a disease bacterium often found in the human body, Erin Murphy, Ph.D., and her team didn’t find what they went looking for. What they did find, however, opens more research pathways. Read More
July 9, 2019
 
A project headed by a faculty researcher at the Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, investigating a novel way to head off or reverse the development of type 2 diabetes, has been awarded a $453,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health. Read More
January 9, 2019
 
Two trainees working on research projects headed by faculty at the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine have been awarded fellowships for 2019 by the American Heart Association. Read More
December 6, 2018
 
Eight faculty members of the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine are involved with medical research projects that have received funding through this year’s John J. Kopchick Awards. Read More