Cancer Training T32 Awarded, Marking the Fifth T32 with Greater than 44 Years of Continuous Funding

August 23, 2022 by jta6n@virginia.edu

Amy Bouton, PhD and Andrew Dudley, PhD head shot

Amy Bouton, PhD and Andrew Dudley, PhD

The Cancer Training T32 was recently awarded $1,577, 285 by the National Cancer Institute in support of years 46-50 of the training program. This marks the fifth T32 in the School of Medicine with greater than 44 years of continuous funding. The Cancer Training T32 will support six 2nd or 3rd year PhD candidates each year. In addition to principal investigators Andrew Dudley, PhD and Amy Bouton, PhD, both from the Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology, this T32 includes 40 faculty mentors who hold primary appointments in 14 departments or divisions across the Schools of Medicine, Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the College.  In the last 15 years, the T32 has supported 95 PhD and MD/PhD candidates, and 33 postdoctoral and clinical fellows. Reviewers of the grant applauded the outstanding scientific and training environment, strong resources and institutional support, integration between strong cancer research and the clinical environment, and the excellent publication record and career trajectories of the trainees

 

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