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7 PhDs in Biomedical Research 2020

Students who want to delve into a subject matter in an extensive way may choose to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy, or PhD. This program often involves quite a bit of research, and students typically need to complete a thesis or dissertation before graduation.

What is a PhD in Biomedical Research? This doctorate is designed for those who want to research the processes that direct the functioning of cells, molecules, and organisms in disease and health. Within a particular program, students typically choose an area on which to focus their studies. Examples of these areas include biomedical informatics, biostatistics, epidemiology, human genetics, immunology, developmental biology, microbe-host interactions, and cellular pathology. While some of the program’s curriculum takes place in a classroom setting, laboratory work and independent research are often part of the coursework.

There are numerous benefits students gain from a biomedical research doctorate program. Skills such as critical thinking and analytical reasoning are often important to be competitive in the job market, and the ability to be innovative and think outside the box are helpful in both work and life settings.

Cost can be a deterrent for some students when considering a PhD program. They should contact a variety of schools around the globe, as tuition and other fees can vary greatly from one to another.

The career path graduates may choose varies depending on their area of study and experience, and jobs may be found in academia, government agencies, medical laboratories, and biotechnology companies. A popular job title is biomedical researcher. Other titles may include biomedical engineer, biomedical statistician, research laboratory supervisor, and policy-maker consultant.

This computer database makes it easy for students to begin researching a variety of schools, so begin the journey now. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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7 Results in Biomedical Research

University of Minho - School of Engineering

The Ph.D. course aims at offering students an educational environment which allows them to develop the ability to contribute to the advancement of science and technology ... [+]

Doctoral Program in Tissue Engineering Regenerative Medicine and Stem Ce

The Ph.D. course aims at offering students an educational environment which allows them to develop the ability to contribute to the advancement of science and technology through creative and autonomous research in multidisciplinary areas, aiming ultimately at finding therapeutic solutions in the framework of Regenerative Medicine.

The course constitutes an innovative venture in terms of curricular contents, taking advantage of unique competencies (scientific excellence, ability to attract students, lab infrastructure, relationships with international scientific groups and institutions) available at the University of Minho.... [-]

Portugal Guimaraes
October 2020
Full-time
Campus
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

The Ph.D. Program in Translational Medicine is characterized by a significant multidisciplinary connotation, where the experimental approach focusing on cellular and subc ... [+]

The Ph.D. Program in Translational Medicine is characterized by a significant multidisciplinary connotation, where the experimental approach focusing on cellular and subcellular mechanisms combines with the physiological and pathophysiological analysis of the organism as a whole. Particular emphasis is placed on the integration between experimental and clinical research, aimed at facilitating the translation of scientific results into novel or more efficacious diagnostic and therapeutic applications.

A relevant component of the Program is the research aimed at discovering and testing new therapeutic agents, which include traditional small molecules as well as nano-vectors, both synthetic and biological. The Program consists of the following 3 curricula:... [-]

Italy Pisa
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Full-time
3 years
Campus
Royal Veterinary College

Doing a Ph.D. is an exciting, challenging and rewarding experience and forms the foundation for your subsequent scientific career. We develop scientists ... [+]

Postgraduate Research

Doing a Ph.D. is an exciting, challenging and rewarding experience and forms the foundation for your subsequent scientific career. We develop scientists who are capable of working across interdisciplinary teams and who can tackle problems of practical relevance to veterinary science.

RVC Ph.D. students have the privilege of learning from experts who produce cutting-edge research in a range of subjects and are published in the top academic journals Our staff and students come from around the world Our perspective is truly international London is a unique location – students benefit from close proximity to other international centers of excellence in biomedical and biological sciences ... [-]
United Kingdom London
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
Online
Charles University Faculty of Pharmacy

The graduate of Doctoral Studies Bioanalytical Methods is a qualified healthcare professional, specialized in clinical laboratories, laboratories of hygienic services, bi ... [+]

The graduate of Doctoral Studies Bioanalytical Methods is a qualified healthcare professional, specialized in clinical laboratories, laboratories of hygienic services, biochemical, toxicological and hematological laboratories. He gains advanced theoretical and practical experience in instrumental methods of analysis, method validation and accreditation of bioanalytical laboratories. Graduate controls the methods of sample preparation of biological material and analysis and the corresponding instrumentation. The graduate is able to assess the clinical significance of laboratory examinations and the possible interpretation of their results at such a degree and extent that can be the consultant for the selection and use of laboratory methods in their diagnostic, monitoring, therapeutic and preventive activities.... [-]

Czech Republic Hradec Kralove
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Online & Campus Combined
University of Stirling

Our Clinical Doctorate is the only one of its kind in Scotland, tailored to the needs of nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. The course is practice-focused ... [+]

Overview

Our Clinical Doctorate is the only one of its kind in Scotland, tailored to the needs of nurses, midwives and allied health professionals. The course is practice-focused and has been designed to prepare you for leadership roles in the healthcare sector.

If you’re passionate about improving patient care, whilst retaining a clinical focus, this course is designed for you. You’ll join professionals from a range of disciplines for on-campus and online study, benefitting not only from the extensive knowledge of the Clinical Doctorate team, but also from each other’s experiences. As a qualified Doctor of Nursing, Midwifery or Professional Health Studies you’ll have the highest level of academic qualification available within your specialism – placing you at the forefront of your profession as a recognised, highly employable expert.... [-]

United Kingdom Stirling
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Full-time
Part-time
36 - 96 months
Campus
Queen's University Belfast

The Centre for Experimental Medicine at Queen’s incorporates an integrated mixture of approaches ranging from molecular cell biology, immunology, disease phenotyping, ima ... [+]

Ph.D. Experimental Medicine

The Centre for Experimental Medicine at Queen’s incorporates an integrated mixture of approaches ranging from molecular cell biology, immunology, disease phenotyping, imaging, functional genomics, unique pre-clinical models of disease, and patient-based investigation and clinical trials to deliver translational impact on respiratory disease, eye disease, and infectious diseases.

RESEARCH STRENGTHS

Research in the Centre falls into three Research Themes:

Vision and Vascular Medicine. A multidisciplinary team of researchers who translate basic scientific findings into knowledge and therapies with benefit to patients and advances scientific knowledge in the ocular cell, microvascular biology, and tissue remodeling to understand the mechanisms of ocular disease, diabetes-associated complications, and cardiovascular damage.... [-]

United Kingdom Belfast
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Full-time
Part-time
3 years
Campus
University of Louisville

Our Ph.D. program has been designed to provide rigorous training in statistical theory and methods, with the goal of enabling students to carry out original research in b ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy in Biostatistics

Our Ph.D. program has been designed to provide rigorous training in statistical theory and methods, with the goal of enabling students to carry out original research in biostatistics. Graduates of our Ph.D. program are prepared to:

Conduct theoretical and methodological research in biostatistics. Employ modern statistical techniques in the analysis of large and/or complex data sets in the health sciences. Serve as biostatisticians in collaborative research teams in the health sciences. Teach biostatistics to health sciences professionals and graduate biostatistics students.

We seek students with master’s degrees in mathematics, statistics, biostatistics, or related fields who are interested in extending their knowledge of biostatistics to be able to conduct cutting-edge research in theory and methodology. The Ph.D. curriculum is mathematically rigorous, so while we do welcome individuals with diverse backgrounds to our program, applicants are required to possess some level of fluency in advanced mathematics.... [-]

USA Louisville
September 2020
Full-time
2 years
Campus