Graduate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences


Nita J. Maihle, Ph.D. ‘83

Associate Director, Education GRU Cancer Center, Professor of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Pathology, and Graduate Studies Medical College of Georgia

PhD 1983 (Anatomy and Structural Biology), Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University

  • Area of Research: Ovarian Cancer Diagnostics and Biotherapeutics 
  • Over one hundred scientific trainees 
  • Cofounder of a biotechnology company 
  • Co-inventor on 10 patents 
  • Member of the Board of Scientific Counselors for the National Cancer Institute 
  • Chair of the Integration Panel for the U.S. Department of Defense’s Ovarian Cancer Research Program 

Honors & Recognition

  • Senior Women in Medicine Professorship, Yale University 
  • Innovation Pipeline Award (Most New Patents) Connecticut Technology Council (2010) 
  • Y2K Award (1st Place – Biotechnology Category) Yale School of Management/Yale Entrepreneurial Society (2007) 
  • Visiting Professor Scholarship Pfizer (2004) 
  • Founding Director, Tumor Biology Program, Faculty Recognition Mayo Clinic (2001) 
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