University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI)

Education and Training

UPCI Training Grants

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Training Grants are also referred to as Institutional National Research Service Awards (NRSAs), or “T32” or “T35” grants. These grants support pre-doctoral, post-doctoral, and short-term research training experiences in specified areas of biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research.

More information for faculty and staff applying for pre- and post-doctoral training grants and for potential research trainees looking for opportunities at the University of Pittsburgh can be found at the following site.

The chart below shows some of the current Training Grants held by UPCI investigators.

PI Funding Agency Project TitleFor
Pagano, PatrickNIH Pre-doctoral Training in Pharmacological Sciences Pre-docs
Reinhart, Todd NIH/NIAID Pitt Aids Research Training ProgramPre-docs
Steinman, RichardNIH/NIGMS Medical Scientist Training ProgramPre-docs
Kirkwood, JohnNCI Training Program in Skin Biology and CancerPre-docs and Post-docs
Morel, PenelopeNIH/NIAID Autoimmunity And Immunopathology Training ProgramPre-docs and Post-docs
Thomson, AngusNIH/NIAID Interdisciplinary Training in Transplantation BiologyPre-docs and Post-docs
Whitcomb, DavidNIH/NIDDK Digestive Diseases Training ProgramPre-docs, Post-docs, and Physician-scientists
Yuan, Jian-Min NIH Translational Research Training in Cancer Etiology and Prevention Post-docs
Wang, ZhouNIH University of Pittsburgh Urologic Training Program for ScientistsPost-docs
Bartlett, DavidNCI Postdoctoral Research Training in Biotherapy of Cancer Surgical Residents and Surgical Oncology Fellows
Ferris, RobertNCI Postdoctoral Research Training in Head and Neck Oncology Otolaryngology Residents
Grandis, JenniferNIH Research Training in OtolaryngologyOtolaryngology Residents and Fellows
Bender, CatherineNIH/NINR Interdisciplinary Training Of Nurse Scientists In Cancer SurvivorshipResearch Nurse Scientists