Student Summer Research Fellowships in Vascular Surgery
at Harvard Medical School
June 1st, 2006
Five student research fellowships are available for 10-12 weeks of summer research training in molecular and cell biology, biomechanics, coagulation and thrombosis, and angiogenesis, with a focus on clinically relevant problems such as atherogenesis, intimal hyperplasia, prosthetic/host interactions and thrombosis. Trainees will pursue a program of intense research activity. This training program, The William J. von Liebig Summer Research Program, is designed to provide medical students with an initial exposure to vascular surgery research.
Students will carry out their research projects under the guidance of an assigned faculty advisor within the program, selected from renowned vascular researchers based at Harvard Medical School hospitals: the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Womens Hospital.
Selection of trainees is based on candidates demonstrated ability.
Applicants should be medical students who have completed at least one year of study at an LCME accredited school and M.D. degree candidates.
Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a personal statement, together with curriculum vitae, dean/advisor or program directors letter and two letters of recommendation. Selection is based on merit only, without bias to gender, race, color, or ethnic origin.
Support: A $5000 stipend for the summer; appointment at Harvard Medical School as a Research Fellow in Surgery.