Our program is well suited to generate the needed investigators for multi-disciplinary training. We have specific training programs for clinically trained physician postdoctoral investigators and research trained PhD postdoctoral investigators. To facilitate the development of a cohesive training environment we integrate the three major cardiovascular research centers at the University of Utah School of Medicine: The University of Utah Molecular Medicine Program at the Eccles Institute of Human Genetics, Heart Failure and Regeneration Initiatives in the Divisions of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery at the School of Medicine, Nora Eccles Harrison Cardiovascular Research and Training Institute that specializes in cardiac electrophysiology and ion transport. These three centers of cardiovascular research are located near to one another on our campus and form the three legs of a tripod that support the T32 in Cardiovascular Research. Nineteen members of the faculty of the School of Medicine will form the 'core training faculty'for the program. All are experts in their fields and are successful in training post doctoral fellows. We wish to support eight post-doctoral MD and PhD scientist-trainees each year. We anticipate that each trainee will be supported for a minimum of two years by the T32.

Public Health Relevance

The basis for this program's existence and continuation is the need for well-trained investigators in cardiovascular medicine. There are too few well trained cardiovascular investigators to take advantage of today's enormous growth in genetics, imaging, and technological advances. The University of Utah has successfully trained cardiovascular investigators and is well-equipped to continue this success.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
2T32HL007576-26A1
Application #
8150857
Study Section
NHLBI Institutional Training Mechanism Review Committee (NITM)
Program Officer
Scott, Jane
Project Start
1994-07-01
Project End
2016-06-30
Budget Start
2011-07-01
Budget End
2012-06-30
Support Year
26
Fiscal Year
2011
Total Cost
$391,579
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Utah
Department
Internal Medicine/Medicine
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
009095365
City
Salt Lake City
State
UT
Country
United States
Zip Code
84112
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