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    Collaborative research environment harnessing leading-edge technology and training.

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    Vibrant biomedical research campus situated in the beautiful Sonoran Desert Ecosystem.

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    Multidisciplinary program to train the next generation of biomedical scientists.

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    Probing the mysteries of human health and disease.

A multidisciplinary PhD program focused on outstanding scholarship in the fields of immunobiology, molecular biophysics, and cell biology

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Over 50 Faculty and 30 PhD Students

The Cellular and Molecular Medicine (CMM) and Immunobiology (IMB) graduate programs at the University of Arizona have merged to create the Graduate Program in Molecular Medicine (GPMM). GPMM is an interdepartmental, multidisciplinary training program that fosters the development of scientists and educators who are prepared for lifelong participation in research and other intellectual pursuits. With an emphasis on bridging basic and translational science, Molecular Medicine trainees receive advanced training in the theory and practice of biomedical science. There are opportunities to investigate human health and disease ranging from biophysical studies at the atomic level, to modeling critical cellular process in tractable systems, to clinical research. The exposure and skills that our trainees acquire prepare them for careers in biomedical research (including academia and the biotechnology industry), science education, journalism, and public policy.

Cell Biology

Cell Biology

To provide students with a foundation for understanding the cellular underpinnings of human health and disease, while advancing the field through hands-on, cutting-edge research.

Medical Biophysics

Medical Biophysics

Apply quantitative multi-disciplinary approaches to molecular and integrative biology with a goal to understand the biophysical basis of health and disease mechanisms, identify drugable targets and contribute to Precision Medicine.

Immunobiology

Immunobiology

Advance the insights into the rules of engagement that determine the outcome of host-pathogen interactions to develop future therapies for infectious, autoimmune and malignant diseases.

News

UArizona Health Sciences Pediatrics Expert Addresses Parents’ Vaccine Questions

A College of Medicine – Tucson assistant professor of pediatrics answers questions about COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness and the risk of side effects in children.


College of Medicine – Tucson Wins NIH Grant for Medical Scientist Student Training

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.


New UArizona Health Sciences Undergraduate Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.


CMM Faculty Recognized by College of Medicine – Tucson for Mentoring, Teaching, and Leadership (May 28, 2021)

CMM faculty members Dr. Carol C. Gregorio, Dr. Valerie M. Schaibley, Dr. James V. Proffitt, and Dr. Julie G. Ledford were recognized by the College of Medicine – Tucson for excellence in mentoring, teaching, and leadership.