Bench Research Fellowship available at Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

ID: 7060833
Posted: September 30, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

A 2-3-year bench research fellowship is available at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and is designed to prepare scientists for successful research careers in Endocrinology, Cardiology, and/or Nephrology. The program investigates the genetic underpinnings of hormonal mechanisms associated with cardiovascular and renal phenotypes of hypertension and diabetes with training in cell, organ and animal physiology, cell and molecular biology. Genes currently under investigation include: caveolin 1, angiotensinogen, LSD1, striatin, mTORC, beta 2 adrenergic receptor and estrogen receptor beta. The program is uniquely associated with a human genetics unit in an overall translational research group with a common goal of developing specific approaches to personalized medicine. Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD and must be a US citizen or permanent resident. This well-established program has been supported by an NIH T32 Training Grant for more than 40 years; salaries are based on the current NIH stipend levels. More than 75% of the graduates have research careers in academia, government or industry.

Profiles for our key faculty at BWH - Gail K. Adler MD, PhD, Gordon H. Williams MD, Jose Romero, PhD, Luminita Pojoga, PhD MD, Joseph Bonventre, MD, PhD, Thomas Michel, MD, PhD, Yujiang Shi, PhD and Howard Weiner, MD– are available through Harvard Catalyst (https://connects.catalyst.harvard.edu/profiles/search/people). Other mentors include Iris Jaffe, MD, PhD at Tufts and Roger Simon, PhD at MSM, Contact us for additional information or for an application packet (Ms. Haris Lefteri, Executive Director of the Cardiovascular Endocrine Fellowship program, hlefteri@bwh.harvard.edu ). Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. Additional details of this program can be provided on request.



 

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