Program Director:
Robert J. Levy, MD
Robert E. Shaddy, MD (Co-Director)

Program (Administrative) Contact:
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Brief Description:
A collaborative training program is offered involving participation of leading scientists at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. This forefront NIH-sponsored postdoctoral research training is offered in three specific areas: Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Gene Therapy; Cardiac Development; Cardiovascular Pathophysiology. Examples of ongoing research directions include: Tissue Engineering, Cardiac Development, Biomaterials, Gene Therapy for Vascular Injury, and Gene Therapy for Cardiac Arrhythmias.

Total Number of Trainee Slots (per year):
8 PhD, MD or MD/PhD trainees (4 bench researchers, 4 clinical researchers)

Eligibility:
Eligible candidates should hold either an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD degree, and certify that they are either a U.S. Citizen, a non-citizen national of the United States, or a lawful permanent resident.

Web Site / Additional Information:
Pediatric Cardiology Training Grant Description and Mentor List

Application Process/Dates:
April 1 Deadline - Application and 3 letters of reference required (contact Program Administrator for application)

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