We offer you protected time to conduct your research, and we encourage you to publish your findings and present them at prestigious national conferences.
We invite you to take part in pioneering studies on chronic ischemic heart disease in our interdisciplinary Center for Research in Cardiovascular Medicine.
Here, you’ll use molecular and stem-cell biology techniques as well as imaging to study the disease in a novel pig model of hibernating myocardium. The NIH’s National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute funds our patient-oriented research.
If you’re interested in clinical trials, you have many options, including:
You may also participate in a quality improvement project. If you choose this option, you can apply for funding through our school’s Office of Graduate Medical Education.
Our fellows present their work at some of the most prestigious forums in our field.
These include the national meetings of:
To help you polish your presentation skills, you’ll have at least one opportunity to familiarize faculty and your peers with your work during your research conference.
You may also present at:
Regardless of whether you present, we pay for you to attend one conference per year, allowing you to stay current on the latest scholarship and developments in our field.
We encourage you to publish your work in peer-reviewed journals. During your research rotation, your research mentor will begin guiding you through the process.