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Division of Intramural Research

Research Training in the NHLBI

Image of Current NewsletterHerbert M. Geller, PhD, Director,
Office of Education

The Office of Education is dedicated to promoting the success of all NHLBI scientists, both as trainees and as mentors of trainees. Specialized programs provide research training for high school students, college students, graduate and medical students, postdoctoral fellows and clinical fellows. The Office provides mechanisms for trainees to learn each of the skills required for success in their chosen field. NHLBI is committed to improving the representation of underrepresented groups, including minorities, women, and scientists with disabilities in the mainstream of basic and clinical research.

Postdoctoral Research Training

Image of..Postdoctoral Research Training Postdoctoral Training in the NHLBI intramural program is designed to prepare recent Ph.D. or M.D. graduates for permanent careers in Academics, Government or Industry.
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Postbaccalaurate Research

Image of.. Postbaccalaurate Research The Postbaccalaureate IRTA program provides opportunities for recent college graduates to spend a year engaged in biomedical research in an NHLBI laboratory.
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Summer Research Programs

Image of..Summer Student Research NHLBI is home to summer interns who are students in High School, College and Graduate, Medical and Dental School.
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Graduate (Ph.D.) Training

Image of.. Graduate (Ph.D) Training Graduate students can do their research in NHLBI laboratories and get their Ph.D. from one of several Universities through the NIH GPP program.
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Programs for Underrepresented Groups

Image of.. Programs for Underrepresented Groups The BRPTUG program offers opportunities for underrepresented undergraduate, post-baccalaureate individuals, and graduate students to receive training in fundamental biomedical sciences and clinical research disciplines at NHLBI.
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Hematology Clinical Training

Image of.. Hematology Clinical Training This fellowship program provides a strong grounding in basic clinical hematology and oncology as well as providing a comprehensive introduction to clinical and laboratory-based research.
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To obtain additional information on training opportunities within the Division of Intramural Research of NHLBI, please contact the Office of Education, Division of Intramural Research, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Building 10, Room 7N218, 10 Center Drive MSC 1754, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-1754 or by phone at (301) 451-9440, fax (301) 594-8133 or send an email to Office of Education.

Last Updated August 2014

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