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June 10, 2020

ICRE to Recognize Class of 2020 with Virtual Celebration

Many academic programs at the University of Pittsburgh and across the country have had to forgo their traditional, in-person graduation ceremonies this spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Institute for Clinical Research Education also…

April 29, 2020

CSTP Trainee’s Team Wins 2nd Place in the Randall Family Big Idea Competition

Clinical Scientist Training Program (CSTP) trainee and 4th year medical student Stephen Canton, along with Dukens LaBaze, MD, an orthopedic surgery resident, won second place in this year’s …

September 17, 2020

Health Services Research Seminar
Speaker: Latesha Elopre, MD, MSPH


September 21, 2020

NIH Repays Your Student Loans: An in-depth overview of the NIH's Loan Repayment Programs
Speaker: Ericka Boone, PhD


"I am convinced that mentorship is critical to the success of young investigators.  Through the ICRE I gained valuable mentorship and then was given an opportunity to become a mentor myself.  In addition, the perspective on clinical research has enabled me to envision a medical technology all the way from the bench side to the bedside, which is quite uncommon in my field."

Chairman of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
William Kepler Whiteford Endowed Professor
2011 Clinical and Translational Science Scholars Program Graduate
2009 Certificate in Clinical Research Program Graduate

Grant Opportunities

2020 Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program

The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to physicians, dentists and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.


New T32 Training Program in Antimicrobial Resistance at Pitt

This program, offered by the Division of Infectious Diseases, will be of interest to postdocs who would like to study antimicrobial resistance of bacterial, fungal, or viral pathogens. Candidates can choose from a number of training opportunities and from a broad roster of excellent mentors.


2020 NIMHD Health Disparities Research Institute

Hosted by the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD), the Health Disparities Research Institute (HDRI) aims to support the research career development of promising minority health and health disparities research scientists early in their careers.


2020 Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator Program

The HHMI Investigator competition is open to basic researchers and physician scientists from more than 200 eligible institutions (including Pitt) who catalyze discovery research in basic and biomedical sciences, plant biology, evolutionary biology, biophysics, chemical biology, biomedical engineering, or computational biology.


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