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MD/PhD in Medicine and Nanoscale Science or Engineering
THIS FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM provides pioneering education and training in both medicine and nanoscale science research, preparing a new generation of professionals for exciting 21st century careers as world-class research physicians in the emerging science and practice of nanomedicine.
Offered by the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering of the University at Albany (CNSE) and SUNY Downstate College of Medicine, this combined clinical scientist educational program provides premier hands-on training in the emerging field of nanomedicine. CNSE is the first college in the world dedicated to research, development, education, and deployment in the emerging disciplines of nanoscience, nanoengineering, nanobioscience, and nanoeconomics. With over $14 billion in public and private investments, CNSE's Albany NanoTech Complex has attracted over 300 global corporate partners - and is the most advanced research complex at any university in the world. Voted the number one college in the world for nanotechnology, CNSE research and education in conjunction with the oustanding medical training offered at SUNY Downstate Medical Center, students gain experience in developing and applying cutting-edge technologies to the health care challenges of today and tomorrow.
Vision: To serve as the premier global resource for training in nanomedicine, and produce a new hybrid generation of clinical scientists capable of driving nanotechnology applications in medicine and redefining the 21st century standard of care.
Mission: To prepare each student for a career as a world-class research physician in the science, practice, and convergence of medicine and nanotechnology.
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