Mechanisms of Disease and Translational Science Dissertation Research

MoD students’ dissertation research should have relevance to human biology and diseases.

Topics include:

  • Genetic diseases
  • Cancer
  • Obesity
  • Inflammation
  • Neurological disorders
  • Cardiovascular diseases
  • Immune dysfunctions
  • Infection
  • Biomedical engineering

The dissertation committee should include at least one physician investigator. The student should include a short chapter in the thesis describing what he/she learned from the MoDTS experiences and how the experiences relate to Translational Medicine.