? This application is a competing renewal application for years 32-37 for this Training Grant in Diabetes and Endocrinology. It was the first, and remains the longest-running, T-32 grant at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The goals of the application are: ? A. To attact outstanding MD and PhD postdoctoral trainees with authentic academic interests and potential. ? B. To pair them with similarly outstanding research training faculty to serve as mentors. ? C. To provide a venue for outstanding training and mentoring in diabetes, obesity, bone and mineral, osteoporosis and cellular and molecular endocrinology research. ? D. To eliminate the barriers between clinical, basic and translational research in Endocrinology. ? E. To support the trainee's and mentor's needs in providing this outstanding training. ? F. To provide a supportive and highly enriching didactic environment in which to receive this training. ? G. To help the trainees transition to junior faculty positions. ? H. To protect trainees from clinical responsibilities while receiving research training. ? I. To provide opportunities for research training to all members of all ethnic groups. ? J. To provide instruction in research integrity. ? In the last round of funding, the program has shown a strong record of meeting all of these goals, with 8 of 13 graduates in the past 10 years now serving in academic positions, and one in a research position in pharmacology ? ?

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Type
Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
Project #
3T32DK007052-35S1
Application #
7661859
Study Section
Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases B Subcommittee (DDK)
Program Officer
Hyde, James F
Project Start
1975-07-01
Project End
2010-06-30
Budget Start
2008-08-01
Budget End
2009-06-30
Support Year
35
Fiscal Year
2008
Total Cost
$61,557
Indirect Cost
Name
University of Pittsburgh
Department
Internal Medicine/Medicine
Type
Schools of Medicine
DUNS #
004514360
City
Pittsburgh
State
PA
Country
United States
Zip Code
15213
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