Summer 2015 - Research Opportunity
- Conduct research during summer of 2015 (June 1st - August 6th) under direction of a Vanderbilt scientist (stipend provided)
- Attend and present research poster at the National Summer Research Symposium (August 5th -6th)
- Laboratory-based, clinical or translational research in kidney disease or hypertension (no research experience required)
- Career advice, clinical and research seminars and discussions
- The Division of Nephrology and Hypertension at Vanderbilt conducts a broad range of NIH-funded, cutting edge basic science and human and patient-oriented research.
- Ranked in the top 10 Nephrology Divisions (2014 US News and World Report) and in an elite group of top NIH-funded Nephrology Divisions.
- Our goal is to acquire new knowledge that will advance our understanding of kidney biology and the pathogenesis and treatment of renal disease and hypertension.
- Over 60 clinical and research faculty, 19 NIH-funded laboratories with over 25,000 sq. ft. of office and research space, and more than $15.1 million in annual external research funding.
- Human and patient-oriented research conducted at the Clinical Research and Nephrology Clinical Trials Centers.
- Close ties between the Division of Nephrology and world renowned research in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and the Centers for Matrix Biology, Division of Nephrology & Hypertension, Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Biology.
- The program is closely integrated with the Vanderbilt Student Research Training Program (SRTP) in Diabetes and Obesity.
- Funding for this program is provided by the VCKD (Vanderbilt Center for Kidney Disease) and through the SRTP in Diabetes and Obesity's grant from the National Institutes of Health through the NIDDK (T35DK007383).