The proposed goal of the Medical Scientist Training Program grant is to produce the next generation of physician scientists who have the skills and experience to move medical science in a positive and significant direction. We plan to continue training students in both clinical medicine and basic science with a very strong foundation in both areas. Students will fulfill an entire medical school educational curriculum including caring for and treating patients in the hospital and clinic. In a full PhD program, they will also learn t plan and carry out research that will delve deeply into the scientific basis of disease and find new, innovative therapies. Our graduates will learn from outstanding mentors in medicine and science to play a key role in the translation of scientific findings to clinical research. They wil be uniquely qualified to be the leaders of medical science.

Public Health Relevance

The Medical Scientist Training Program at Columbia is designed to train the leaders of medical research in the years to come. A strong medical and scientific foundation and background is essential to prepare for an ever-changing scientific frontier. Our program provides this education.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
2T32GM007367-37
Application #
8267825
Study Section
National Institute of General Medical Sciences Initial Review Group (BRT)
Program Officer
Preusch, Peter C
Project Start
1976-11-01
Project End
2017-06-30
Budget Start
2012-07-01
Budget End
2013-06-30
Support Year
37
Fiscal Year
2012
Total Cost
$1,191,709
Indirect Cost
$50,941
Name
Columbia University (N.Y.)
Department
Pathology
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
621889815
City
New York
State
NY
Country
United States
Zip Code
10032
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