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:
- To recruit and train physicians, scientists and senior postdoctoral fellows to become outstanding translational investigators in the field of head and neck cancer.
- To educate awardees in the basic principles of cancer biology, at both the molecular and cellular level, with an emphasis on translational science.
- To provide a firm foundation for awardees in the specific area of head and neck cancer biology, laboratory, clinical and epidemiologic evaluation.
- To guide awardees through the development process of becoming effective head and neck cancer translational researchers.