Top-Ranked PhD Programs in Biomedical Sciences Led by World-Renowned Faculty

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The Coordinated Doctoral Programs in Biomedical Sciences at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons are part of Columbia University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and are located at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center campus. Columbia’s diverse academic resources and proximity to other scientific institutions offer endless opportunities to attend data clubs, lectures, and symposia, as well as to pursue research collaborations or learn new techniques.

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  • July 31, 2018

    The annual Integrated Program in Cellular, Molecular and Biomedical Program retreat was held July 2018, and included talks by students and junior faculty as well as research poster presentations.

  • July 26, 2018

    Jessica Kohn, a PhD student in the Neurobiology and Behavior Program, has received the Howard Hughes Medical Institute prestigious 2018 Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study.

  • May 13, 2018

    On May 13th, PhD candidates from the Coordinated Doctoral Programs in Biomedical Sciences at Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons were honored for their scholarly achievements.