Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), MD/PhD, Master of Science (MS)
The Department of Cell Biology offers training in cell biology and neuroscience leading to careers in academia and industry. Ongoing research includes studies of oncogene expression and cytokines; intracellular mechanisms of pulmonary arterial hypertension; modulation of neuronal and astrocytic signaling; hemorrhage and neuroprotection in the developing brain; aging and preservation of oocytes and ovarian tissue; growth control in skeletal muscle; signal transduction in a variety of tissues, including platelets, the retina, muscle cells, and the Drosophila nervous system; intracellular protein trafficking and degradation; cytoskeletal and receptor function; the development and regeneration of the visual system; apoptosis in glaucoma; extracellular matrices and limb development; spinal cord injury; molecular mechanisms of neuroplasticity; learning and memory; Alzheimer's disease; and modulation of seizures.
New York Medical College is chartered by the Regents of the State of New York, and all of its degree programs are authorized by the New York State Department of Education. The College is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.
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