Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh
BST E1240
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-383-5853
Fax: 412-648-5980

Training Programs

Postdoctoral Training Program in Translational Pulmonary Vascular Biology (T32)

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine supports a two year postdoctoral program entitled Translational Pulmonary Vascular Biology funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).  The Program is intended for MD and PhD fellows from fields of pulmonary and cardiovascular science.  The Program features initial development of a ‘translational research tool set, individually-prescribed development plan, paired mentorship teams of basic and clinical researchers,  patient-orientated exposure, emphasis on high impact publications, and preparation of a career development award (K-series or equivalent). 


Postdoctoral Training Program in Vascular Medicine

The Vascular Medicine Institute at the University of Pittsburgh is a rich environment for postdoctoral training.  The institute consists of over 20 laboratories run by independent investigators with experience and enthusiasm for training postdoctoral fellows. Beyond individualized mentorship by top-notch basic and translational researchers, the institute offers mentorship in career development grant writing, presentation skills and provides opportunities for collaboration and networking with researcher within and outside the University. 


Pittsburgh Intensive Training in Hematology Research (R25)

Center for Translational and International Hematology | Our mission is to catalyze the training of the future generation of blood science researchers in experimental and translational hematology. The Pittsburgh Intensive Training in Hematology Research is the first program of its kind focused on Experimental Hematology, Hemolysis Related Vascular Biology, and Sickle Cell Disease. Over the course of six months trainees will complete oriented course work, choosing from a variety of Advanced Specialized Research Hematology Techniques. This intensive exposure allows the trainee to develop the elemental tools for basic translational hematology research and biomedical research.

DETAILS | APPLICATION | See also: DELTAS-Africa Initiative

AHA Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) in Cardiovascular Sciences

The primary objective of the AHA Summer Undergraduate Research Program is to expose talented undergraduate students, including women and underrepresented minority students, to the art and practice of cardiovascular and brain ischemia science. The experience will partner the students with leaders in the field of brain ischemia and cardiovascular sciences spanning the gamut from basic scientists to transitional and clinical investigators.  The students will participate in cutting-edge studies and be part of the day-to-day routine of top flight science.

Application Deadline: February 28, 2017


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