The Biotechnology graduate program offers the Master of Arts (A.M.), Master of Science (Sc.M.), and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees and is designed for students interested in a range of topics related to the field of biotechnology including drug & gene delivery, drug discovery, and cell therapy. The educational objective is to promote an understanding of the designs and materials used in novel cell and drug delivery systems; the molecular, cellular and animal sciences of drug discovery & drug development; and the development and testing of cell-based therapies for the treatment of diseases. Active areas of research include: bioadhesive drug delivery systems, mesenchymal stem cells, alternatives to animal testing, nerve guidance channels, cartilage regeneration, cardiac arrhythmias, micro-vesicles, anti-microbials, insulin regulation, neuroactive & neuroprotective agents and cell delivery & encapsulation strategies.
For further information on admission and program requirements, please visit: http://www.brown.edu/academics/gradschool/programs/biomed-biotechnology-0