The present proposal requests funding for years thirty five through forty for the Pharmacological Sciences Training Program at Duke University. The goal of this training program is to prepare Ph.D. candidates from a variety of disciplines to use Pharmacology in their careers as active research scientists in leadership roles. Trainees in the program are pre-doctoral students in biomedical sciences. The program provides classroom training in the basic principles of drug action from the molecular to organismal level and the application of these principles to the treatment of human disease. The research component trains students to conduct cutting-edge research in an area relevant to Pharmacology. Throughout both the classroom and research phase of the pre-doctoral program, trainees participate in research retreats, receive mentoring and ethics training and professional development opportunities. The program requests funding for 2 years of pre-doctoral graduate studies for 10 trainees.

Public Health Relevance

The goal of this training is to prepare Ph.D. candidates to participate in the field of Pharmacology. Graduates of this program will be able to invent new medicines, study the adverse effects of current medicines and develop an understanding of disease and how to treat it.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
5T32GM007105-40
Application #
8681447
Study Section
National Institute of General Medical Sciences Initial Review Group (BRT)
Program Officer
Okita, Richard T
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
40
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Name
Duke University
Department
Pharmacology
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
City
Durham
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27705
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