Mission & Vision

About GSMSEMission & Vision

Our department aims to understand the fundamental mechanisms of human diseases and to deliver new insights in the field of biomedical science that change the course of biology and medicine. The mission of our department is to educate and train young scientists from various background (such as Medicine, Life Science and Engineering) to lead tomorrow's biomedical research by bridging the gap between basic research and clinical medicine.

To this end, KAIST GSMSE have two education programs,
(1) Physician Scientist Track for PhD training of physician scientists (medical doctors, dentists and oriental medical doctors are eligible) and
(2) Medical Science and Engineering Track for PhD training students with life-science/natural-science/engineering background.

Our department offers interdisciplinary opportunities for education and research. The excellent faculties of our department provide a stimulating environment for many fields of biomedical science, such as Genomics, Neuroscience, Cancer biology, Immunology, Metabolism, Structural Biology and Vascular Science, just name a few.