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Career Development Program

Co-Director(s): Bonnie S. Glisson, M.D.; Jeffrey N. Myers, M.D., Ph.D.; Kie-Kian Ang, M.D., Ph.D.

The Career Development Program is designed to provide training and guidance for academic physician-scientists, clinician-investigators and laboratory-based scientists who wish to dedicate their efforts to translational research in the area of diagnosis, prevention and treatment of head and neck cancer. 

Specific aims include:

  1. To recruit and train physicians, scientists and senior postdoctoral fellows to become outstanding translational investigators in the field of head and neck cancer.

  2. To educate awardees in the basic principles of cancer biology, at both the molecular and cellular level, with an emphasis on translational science.

  3. To provide a firm foundation for awardees in the specific area of head and neck cancer biology, laboratory, clinical and epidemiologic evaluation.

  4. To guide awardees through the development process of becoming effective head and neck cancer translational researchers.

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