Welcome to the Department of Biomedical Sciences

The Department is dedicated to the mission of the University through excellence in teaching, preeminence in scholarship and research, and a commitment to effective leadership in professional service in an inclusive environment. These goals are achieved through: daily contact with professional and graduate students involving didactic lectures, group interactions, and individual mentoring; significant contributions to science through innovative research; and, leadership roles in professional activities within the University, among local and state agencies, and at the National/International level in … continue reading

Graduate Studies


It is my pleasure to introduce you to the Department of Biomedical Sciences graduate program. Home to world-class and award-winning scholars, instructors, and researchers, our program has a great deal to offer you. At the Department of Biomedical Sciences, investigators are engaged in wide-ranging interests and fields of study, including cancer, exercise, reproduction, cardiorespiratory health and neuroscience. While leaders in these fields, we continuously strive to expand our expertise, … continue reading

October 1
Rowena Woode, Graduate Student, Department of Biomedical Sciences (Mentor: Dr. Lane Clarke)
“Consequences of intra- and extracellular pH dysregulation in cystic fibrosis intestinal epithelium”

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August 2020 Publications

Large Animal Models of Heart Failure: A Translational Bridge to Clinical Success.
Silva KAS, Emter CA.
JACC Basic Transl Sci. 2020 Aug 24;5(8):840-856. doi: 10.1016/j.jacbts.2020.04.011. eCollection 2020 Aug.
PMID: 32875172
Adaptations in autonomic nervous system regulation in normal and hypertensive pregnancy.
Brooks VL, Fu Q, Shi Z, Heesch CM.
Handb Clin Neurol. 2020;171:57-84. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-444-64239-4.00003-5.
PMID: 32736759