Diabetes Research Centers
Medical Student Research Program in Diabetes and Obesity 2015
WHAT: Conduct laboratory-based, clinical, or translational research under the direction of an establishedscientist in the area of diabetes or obesity. Prior research experience is not required.
WHEN: Summer between the first and second year, or between the second and third year, of medical school.
WHY: Encourage medical students to consider a research career focused on diabetes or obesity.
WHERE: One of NIH-funded Diabetes Research Centers:
Boston Area Diabetes Research Center
Columbia University, New York
Johns Hopkins/University of Maryland
Joslin Diabetes Center/Harvard University
University of Alabama, Birmingham
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, San Francisco
University of Chicago
University of Colorado, Denver
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
University of Washington, Seattle
Vanderbilt University, Nashville
Washington University, St. Louis
Yale University, New Haven
Information and Application:
- Students conduct research with an established scientist in the areas of diabetes, hormone action, physiology, islet cell biology or obesity for 2-3 months (receive a stipend).
- Weekly seminars about diabetes and obesity.
- Students present results at a national research symposium.
- Commencement dates and conclusion are flexible.
Application deadline for summer 2015: 11:59 pm CST January 12, 2015