Matthew White, PhD

Program Director, MSB Program & Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Matthew C. White, Ph.D., is the Program Director of the Master of Science in Biomedicine Program & Assistant Professor of Biochemistry at the Arkansas Colleges of Health Education. Dr. White received his B.S. from Texas A&M University, and completed his Ph.D. in Experimental Therapeutics at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He was subsequently awarded an ORISE postdoctoral fellowship in cardio-oncology at the US Food and Drug Administration’s National Center for Toxicological Research. Dr. White’s research interests focus broadly on cancer biology and therapy, and he is a member of the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), the Society of Toxicology (SOT), and the American Heart Association (AHA).


  • Ph.D., (2013), The University of Texas Health Science Center and MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • B.S., (2007), Texas A&M University


  • ORISE Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Albert Schweitzer Fellow

Areas of Expertise/Interest

  • Cancer biology and therapy
  • Cardio-oncology
  • Induced pluripotent stem cells

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