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Congratulations to our Faculty Teaching Award Winners!

Please join us in congratulating Helen Amerongen, Diana Darnell, and Lonnie Lybarger on their awards!



Message from the Department Head


Welcome to the Department of Cellular & Molecular Medicine at the University of Arizona College of Medicine in Tucson.



Kick start your career in the health professions!


CMM has 3 summer classes specifically for people who are interested in pursuing a career in the health professions.  They are:



      Gross Anatomy

      Cell Biology of Disease



The Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine has established research excellence in multiple disciplines.

Major focus areas include:


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Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Department and PhD Program

Welcome to the Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine at the University of Arizona. Department faculty pursue excellence through teaching in  the medical curriculum and graduate and undergraduate courses, through the pursuit of leading edge biomedical research, and through service to the University, local community and the nation.

Department faculty run active research programs in modern molecular and cellular biology which include areas of developmental biology, neuroscience, parasitology, immunology, cancer biology, and cellular structure and function. Our PhD graduate program attracts outstanding students from all parts of the US and the world. Graduate students from the interdisciplinary programs of Cancer Biology, Genetics, Molecular & Cellular Biology and Biochemistry, Neuroscience, and Physiological Sciences also receive training in CMM faculty laboratories.

The Department has an extensive seminar and student research seminar program with guest speakers from around the country and abroad.  The Department provides a stimulating academic environment and we welcome you to explore the scope of these activities as you navigate through this website.