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Department of Medicine

  Division of Cardiology

EDUCATION AND TRAINING



 

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Basic and Translational Research Training


POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAM IN IMAGING SCIENCES IN TRANSLATIONAL CARDIOVASCULAR RESEARCH (T32)


Imaging in the biomedical sciences – from the individual molecule to the entire body – is a critical component of research which drives some of the most important discoveries of our time. The development of imaging technologies by scientists should be informed by a knowledge of the important targets around which to develop an imaging strategy (i.e. knowledge of disease pathogenesis), and conversely, biomedical scientists should be fluent in the broad range of imaging platforms available to optimally design their studies – a reciprocal relationship that will foster the kind of scientific discovery that can be translated to the bedside. This Program aims to train post-doctoral fellows to acquire core competency in imaging technologies across a broad spectrum, to achieve fundamental proficiency in tools for translational research spanning basic to clinical investigation, and to use these tools to pursue hypothesis-driven research, with a focus on cardiovascular medicine.


APPLICATION


CONTACT

Katie Nauman
Administrator for Fellow Research and Career Development
naumanke@upmc.edu  |  412-624-7987

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