PhD Program Research
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Creating an Impact

An abundance of resources at a top-ranked university

Person working in a lab with a petri dish Knowledge Empowered

Our mentors were once like you — and they are passionate about guiding you where you want to go. They are among the pioneers of many biomedical fields, including leaders of the first Pharmacology, Neuroscience and Human Genetics programs in the country. Whether you’re designing a study, learning a technique or preparing to publish, our faculty mentors are there to help you every step of the way.

  • PIBS-Affiliated Faculty
  • People working in a lab Consistent Funding

    Our School consistently ranks among the top institutions, most recently ranking #6 among primary care, #16 among research medical schools (U.S. News & World Report, 2020) and #11 in NIH funding. In 2018, Medical School researchers brought in grants and awards from the NIH and other sources totaling almost $455 million – nearly half of U-M’s total research spending.

  • Training Grants
  • Equipped for success
    Abundant Resources

    Wherever your research interests ultimately take you — lab, clinic, business, industry, start up, public policy, publishing, law, academia — it can all start at Michigan. As a PIBS scholar, you are connected to 500+ faculty, interdisciplinary collaboration within your department and across campus, opportunities for a dual degree or certificate and dedicated support to pursue the career of your dreams.

    Facilities & Resources