Studying and investigating human health and disease.
The Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences at the Sanford School of Medicine creates an environment of innovative and interdisciplinary research aimed at examining human disease.
As an undergraduate, graduate or medical student, you will learn in both the classroom and in the research laboratory. This learning environment helps you understand the human organism and translate that knowledge into diagnostic and therapeutic development.
You will study under faculty who have a wide breadth of research and teaching interests. Through discovery, education and service, our faculty develop novel approaches for diagnosing, managing and treating disease.
Our students have gone on to work in the following areas:
|Potential Careers||Recent Employers|
|Toxicologist||Harvard Medical School|
|Epidemiologist||Johns Hopkins Medical School|
|Patent Law Advisor||Temple University Center for Substance Abuse Research|
|Laboratory Technician||Merck and Co.|
VERMILLION, S.D. – Jose Pietri, Ph.D., assistant professor in the University of South Dakota Division of Basic Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded a three-year grant from the United States Department of Defense to explore a new and promising solution to controlling bed bug...
The Human Functional Imaging Core researches the structures and functions that underlie cognitive, motor and affective processes.