Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine

The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine at WVU focuses on interdisciplinary education and diverse research opportunities to perform transformative cutting-edge research in a stimulating training environment. Our active research in metabolism, vision, cancer, and neurodegeneration work in collaboration with each other to find solutions to diseases by understanding the molecular basis.

Collaboration. Solutions. Success.

Our mission is to understand the molecular basis of disease in metabolism, cancer, vision, and neurodegeneration.

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David M. Smith, Ph.D.

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