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Students in the Biomedical Research M.S. program will take an interdisciplinary approach to, and develop a broad basis in, biomedical research. Students will focus on biomedical and translational research that is important for the health care of West Virginia and Central Appalachia. This region has one of the highest rates in the nation of obesity, heart disease, smoking, diabetes, and death from drugs, prematurity, cardiovascular, cancer, and from an environmental standpoint, pollution. These concerns, such as obesity and its many complications, are also relevant to global health issues.
Students may work in one of the following areas of interest with a faculty mentor within the department:
|Areas of Research|
|Epithelial Transport||Regulation of Intestinal Sodium, Glucose, Amino Acid|
|Regulation of Renal Na-K-ATPase||Obesity Related Disorders|
|Intestinal Inflammation||Renal Disease|
|Pulmonary Disease||Addiction Associated Diseases|
|Bone Growth Abnormalities||Lipid Homeostasis|
Centers of research interest include:
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Students are expected to complete the degree within two years.
|Course Number||Course Name||Credit Hours|
|BMS 601||Introduction to Nucleic Acids and Proteins||3|
|BMS 602||Introduction to Cell Structure and Metabolism||3|
|BMS 603||Regulation of Cell Function||2|
|BMS 604||Cellular Basis of Disease||1|
|BMS 660/661||Communication Skills for Biomedical Sciences I/II||1/1|
|BMR 785||Introduction to Research||3|
|BMS 617||Statistical Techniques for Biomedical Sciences|
|BMS 644||Responsible Conduct of Research|
This program does not offer Graduate Assistantships (GA). You are not encouraged, but are permitted, to seek assistantships through a Marshall University department. More information is provided on the Graduate College Graduate Assistantship overview web-page. For information on cost of attendance visit, marshall.edu/tuition/.
For additional financial aid information, visit Marshall University's Financial Aid website or contact the financial aid office to speak with a representative.
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