University of Nebraska Medical Center

MS or PhD in Clinically Relevant Basic Research

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Students will engage in and learn processes and methodologies affiliated with basic science studies that have translational relevance to the health of patients. Types of research considered clinically relevant include, but are not limited to, the use of animal and cell culture models to examine mechanisms of disease; bio modeling of disease states by technological approaches; and development of technology to study biological processes, diagnose, and treat human diseases and medical conditions.

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Advisory Committee

Dr. Carol Casey (Program Director) and Dr. Iqbal Ahmad