In addition to the coursework required for all students in the PhD Program in Integrated Biomedical Sciences, students will take courses in their chosen concentration.
Faculty in the Neuroscience concentration are members of the Department of Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology, Department of Molecular Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery & Brain Repair, and the Center of Excellence for Aging & Brain Repair.
In 2018, Congressman Gus Bilirakis toured the lab of Dr. Laura Blair, a graduate of USF’s PhD Program in Integrated Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Blair studies how different chaperone proteins interact with tau in an effort to find new ways to treat neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
2019 - Heather Mahoney was awarded the Dr. Christopher P. Phelps Memorial Fund for Neuroscience Graduate Student Travel Award at USF Health Research Day
2018 - Jeremy Baker
Recent graduate, Jeremy Baker received the selective Washington Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, which will fund three years of his postdoctoral work in Seattle, WA. Read more about Jeremy, and other USF Health graduates here.
2018 - Chao Ma
3rd year Ph.D. student, Chao Ma won the Dr. Christopher P. Phelps Memorial Fund Morsani College of Medicine Graduate Student Travel Award for his presentation at USF Health's 28th Annual Research Day.
For information about the PhD Program in Integrated Biomedical Sciences, contact 813-974-2836 or email@example.com.
Please note, students do not apply directly to a concentration. Interested students should submit an application for the PhD in Medical Sciences. Concentrations are typically selected during the first year of study.