Financial Assistance

Depending on funding, a limited number of scholarships may be available to Biomedical Research and Clinical and Translational Science students.

In addition to visiting the university Financial Aid website, students may contact the financial aid office to speak with a representative. 

Old Main, Room 116

Biomedical Research (BMR)  Graduate Student Organization (GSO)

All students enrolled in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program are considered to be members of the GSO. We invite and encourage students in all of our graduate programs, including the Medical Sciences and Clinical and Translational Science programs, to attend and participate in the GSO meetings. GSO meetings provide a great forum for informing students of important upcoming events, addressing the concerns of the students, and socializing with others in the graduate program.

Student Wellness 

Maintaining a healthy sense of emotional and physical well-being is an essential component of succeeding in your graduate program. The following resources and information are provided to aid in student wellness

Volunteer/Service Opportunities

For students who want to participate in community service, visit the Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine Community Service website,, for more information.

Marshall Journal of Medicine

Marshall Journal of Medicine (MJM) is a peer-reviewed journal published by Marshall University’s Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. The journal's full text is available online at


IRBNet is the electronic management platform for Marshall University Institutional Review Board (IRB) located in the Office of Research Integrity. IRBNet is a web-based research tool to manage and provide oversight for all research projects in the Marshall University community. The program allows the local IRB to incorporate our own processes, forms and standards for reporting and performance in a unified web-based format. IRB Clinics are conducted through our Marshall Clinical Research Center in sessions with an experienced IRBNet user to provide guidance on navigating the IRB process for project preparation, submission and study maintenance throughout the life of the project to meet all regulatory and required documentation with a specialized knowledge and familiarity using the IRBNet website.

Core Clinics

The core clinics provide specialized comprehensive services to the Appalachian Clinical and Translational Science Institute (ACTSI) researchers to support their pilot studies, grant submissions, and publications. The core clinics are comprised of the faculty expert in their core specialty and other supporting staff. The services provided by the core clinics are either free of charge or at a minimal charge. Specific services include consultations on study design for clinical trials, community-based participatory research, and population-based (epidemiologic) studies, quantitative data analysis, clinical trial development, protocol development, IRB submission, and publication.

Marshall University Research Corporation

A not-for-profit corporation charted under the laws of the State of West Virginia, the Marshall University Research Corporation (MURC),, is committed to an active, growing and successful research enterprise that will help address today’s challenges, improve the quality of life in the community and provide an engine for economic development.

Institutional Biosafety Committee

Established to ensure the safety of all students, faculty, and staff who conduct biological and biomedical research, all safety resource can be found on the Institutional Biosafety Committee website