Earn a PhD in Molecular Medicine

The Molecular Medicine PhD program is the graduate arm of the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University. It is a unique collaborative graduate training opportunity that integrates basic science and medical knowledge. The program is supported by a NIH T32 grant and students receive full tuition, core textbooks, a generous stipend and health insurance. Scroll down to learn more.

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Hear from our Students

Our Molecular Medicine PhD program offers class-based instruction and translational-focused research experience at one of the nation's top hospitals. Hear from our students about why our program was right for them, and perhaps you!

Meet our Faculty

Learn more about our faculty and what makes the Molecular Medicine PhD program special.

Mark Brown, PhD

Angela Ting, PhD

Timothy Chan, MD, PhD

Trainee News


Anthony Santilli, PhD, Awarded NIH T32 Fellowship

The Supporting Multidisciplinary Achievement in Respiratory Research Training (SMARRT) program award fosters training based in individualized interests.

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Celebrating Dr. Sang Hoon Han for National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Dr. Han, a researcher working to develop an improved oral antiviral drug that considers future variants for the treatment of COVID-19, wins second place - 2022 Postdoctoral Excellence Award.

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Celebrating Dr. Xiaoxiao Ma for National Postdoc Appreciation Week

Dr. Ma, recruited to the Center for Immunotherapy and Precision Immuno-Oncology to help build a world-class program in Immunotherapy research, wins first place - 2022 Postdoctoral Excellence Award.

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