The Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (GIMS) is the most prestigious institute in Taipei Medical University (TMU) and specifically designed for graduate students who are interested in translational research in biomedical sciences. GIMS offers master and doctoral degrees and is divided into four subprograms including (1) Biochemistry/Cellular and Molecular Biology (MCMB), (2) Cellular Physiology/Neuroscience Science (CPNS), (3) Molecular Pharmacology (MP) and (4) Microbiology/Immunology (MI). Students in master degree are obligated to select one of these subprograms for receiving distinguished training and specified knowledge. However, there is no need to specify their subprogram for PhD students. The goals of master program in GIMS is to enrich our students with fundamental knowledge in biomedical sciences and refined skills in conducting scientific experiments, leading to become a qualified expert in research. In contrast, the goal of PhD program is to educate the students with the most modern multidisciplinary knowledge and ready for to become independent primary investigators. GIMS with an enviable record in cultivating high-caliber students who start their promising careers soon after graduation. Most graduates have been employed in academic institution or industries and some of them continue their postgraduate study.
There are total 88 faculties in GIMS including 14 full-time professors, 68 joint professors and 6 adjunct professors. As matter the fact, GIMS is a research-oriented institution and provides multidisciplinary research in medicine. GIMS has established several research teams dealing with particular diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis, cancers, neurodegeneration, stem cells and cell therapy, inflammatory diseases and infectious diseases. All of research teams possess superb record with great accomplishments achievements.
Globalization and academic excellence are the optimal missions of GIMS. Our faculty members constantly affiliate with elite scientists worldwide to work together in making leaping progress in medicine, leading to strengthen our research characteristics and international visibility. Taken together, our first-rate faculties and staffs have been working together to accommodate GIMS to be a prestigious research institution with exceptional educational atmosphere and excellent biomedical research in translational medicine.