14 new students are welcomed to the Program at our annual pool party hosted by Program Director Dr. Andrea Cox
Yuxuan Wang’s (Entering Class of 2009) paper featured on the cover of Science Translational Medicine
Research demonstrates that tumor DNA can be detected and analyzed in the blood of most patients with head and neck cancers, as well as in the saliva of those with cancers of the oral cavity.
Alisa Mo (Entering Class of 2008) is first author on a featured Neuron paper
The work explores epigenomic signatures of neuronal diversity in the mammalian brain and links the functional and transcriptional complexity of neurons to their underlying epigenomic diversity.
Work by Ishrat Ahmed (Entering Class of 2009) elucidates the pathophysiology of Huntington’s Disease
The research, published in PNAS, reports that inositol polyphosphate multikinase (IPMK) is depleted in cellular and animal models of the disease.
Johns Hopkins named leading physician training institution
Four specialties ranked No. 1, 14 among top 10 in comprehensive national study of residency programs
Our Mission Statement
The mission of the Hopkins Medical Scientist Training Program is to train and educate future leaders of academic medicine in the field of fundamental and biomedical research, as well as the field of medicine. The Program is committed to the recruitment of excellent, diverse students and the development, growth, and nurturing of these future physician-scientists through advanced education, training, and career enhancement. The core values of the Program include a passion for research, a caring and dedicated approach to medicine, with collegiality and unconditional integrity in all pursuits.