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MS in Biomedical Informatics

We train researchers in creating novel computational methods and applying them to biomedical research.

The MS in biomedical informatics at NYU Langone’s Vilcek Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences and NYU Grossman School of Medicine is a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program that sharpens students’ practical skills in basic science, translational science, and medical research. Our 12-month curriculum, which you can also complete on a part-time basis if you submit a request to do so as part of your application, produces professionals who can solve challenging biomedical problems. Request our MS in Biomedical Informatics eBook to learn more.

As a student pursuing a master’s degree in biomedical informatics, you learn to create novel computational and quantitative methods and apply them to biomedical research. The vibrant scientific research community at NYU Langone and NYU Grossman School of Medicine offers you the chance to work with nationally and internationally recognized faculty researchers in our laboratories, institutes, and departments. You also have access to our in-house high-performance computing facility.

The rapidly growing field of bioinformatics has influenced many recent healthcare developments, including new opportunities for personalized medicine. These innovations, along with a recent growth in high-throughput genomics technologies, have created a demand for skilled bioinformatics professionals.

MS Graduate Career Paths

Our graduates are prepared for biomedical informatics and computational biology careers in academic research, the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, medical centers, hospitals, and insurance and consulting companies.

Contact Us

For more information about our MS in biomedical informatics, email Sandra Squarcia at

David Fenyö, PhD
Program Director
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology

Kelly V. Ruggles, PhD
Program Co-Director
Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

Sana B. Badri, PhD
Program Advisor and Instructor

Paawan V. Punjabi, MD
Graduate Advisor
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

Sandra Squarcia, MA
Program Manager

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