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Our graduates are getting ready to start medical school at Georgetown, New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine (NYITCOM), Emory School of Medicine, George Washington University and more.

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Jamari McCoy, 2020 Hoyas for Science Scholarship Recipient

“Every human on this earth is different. So, treating them as your ‘average’ patient wouldn’t be giving them the best care that they deserve. This program will help me to take into consideration a person’s genetic and social background to give them the best care.”

Jamari McCoy

Farzad Sarkari

‘Future Stars’: First-Generation Student Success

May 25th, 2022

First-generation students — the first in their family to graduate from college — overcome many challenges in their academic journeys. Systems Medicine graduate Farzad Sarkari demonstrates the tenacity that drives these students to success.…

System Medicine Professors

The Gut Microbiome and COVID-19

November 12th, 2020

Sona Vasudevan, PhD, is a professor of biochemistry and molecular and cellular biology, and co-directs the course that explores the abundance and diversity of gut, vaginal, and skin microbiomes.…

Jamari McCoy

Jamari McCoy, 2020 Hoyas for Science Scholarship Recipient

November 10th, 2020

“Every human on this earth is different. So, treating them as your ‘average’ patient wouldn’t be giving them the best care that they deserve. This program will help me to take into consideration a person’s genetic and social background to give them the best care.”…

group of researchers

Transforming Medicine Through Technology

November 22nd, 2019

MinION is reshaping the field of medicine, and on April 26, 2018, Georgetown University Systems Medicine master’s students were the first cohort to experience this technical wonder in a curricular setting.…

Grant Kern

Student Profile – Grant Kern

September 18th, 2018

Grant Kern, M.S. in Systems Medicine, has had a keen interest in using science to improve people’s lives since elementary school. He is currently applying to medical schools, and hopes to combine the skills as an MD with the tools gained from the Systems Medicine program to improve the prevention and treatment of diseases. …

Machine Learning Course at Georgetown University Systems Medicine Program

September 13th, 2018

In September 2018, Pine Biotech started a pilot course on Machine Learning for Biomedical Data at the Georgetown University Medical Center offered to the Masters Systems Medicine Program. A limited number of students are being accepted to join this project-based educational experience. …

Systems Medicine: Computing the State of the Body

March 16th, 2017

“Several Good Practices [in Systems Medicince] are already in place, such as the Virtual Physiological Human (VPH), the E-Cell, as well as established educational curricula such as the MS Degree program at Georgetown University…” …