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Molecular Medicine and Translational Science Graduate Degree Programs

From its home within the Department of Internal Medicine Section on Molecular Medicine, the Molecular Medicine and Translational Science program trains PhD students in research to better understand human diseases at a molecular level and translate that knowledge to improved diagnostics, treatment, and disease prevention.  The MMTS program includes scientists from all major basic science and clinical programs at Wake Forest University and was one of the first established molecular medicine programs nationwide.  Beginning in 2011, MMTS joined four other complementary PhD programs in the Wake Forest University Graduate School’s Molecular and Cellular Biosciences track, where combined expertise will be utilized to enhance the depth of student learning and discovery. 

To learn more about the MMTS degree programs and their requirements, or about the program's accomplished faculty, please follow the links on the left. 

Program Directors and Contacts

John S. Parks, PhD, Professor
Department of Internal Medicine – Molecular Medicine
Phone: 336-716-2145

Donald A. McClain, MD, PhD, Professor
Department of Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
Phone: 336-716-7782

Program Recruiter:
Michael C. Seeds, PhD, Assistant Professor
Department of Internal Medicine - Molecular Medicine
Phone: 336-713-4259

MMTS Policies and Procedures 


MMTS Graduate Program Faculty

Molecular Medicine Journal Club

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Contact Information
Molecular Medicine and Translational Science Graduate Program

Office 336-713-4259

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