PhD Programs

PhD programs at the College of Dentistry are specially adapted to the multidisciplinary nature of oral health research.

We offer a PhD in oral biology, as well as combined programs with biomedical sciences, neuroscience and biomedical engineering.

Our students can participate in basic and translational research in the following programs, as well as other areas targeted to their own interests and faculty strengths:

  • Cancer Research / Wound Healing
  • Chemical Senses
  • Dental Materials / Biomedical Engineering
  • Microbial Pathogenesis / Inflammation / Immunity
  • Musculoskeletal Biology / Biomaterials / Tissue Engineering
  • Oral Infectious Disease
  • Psychoneuroimmunology