The UAB Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Med-Grad Fellowship

The UAB HHMI Med-Grad fellowship is a revolutionary Ph.D. program which combines translational research and drug discovery and provides graduate students in training with career development opportunities.  UAB is one of only twenty-three schools in the nation to receive funding from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) $16-million dollar initiative for the Med-Grad Fellowship Program.

Graduates of the UAB Howard Hughes Med-Grad Fellowship Program will enter the workforce with the necessary experience in translational research and leadership training to move discoveries effectively between the bench and bedside.



Update for 2014 Academic Year


The UAB HHMI Med to Grad Fellowship Program is no longer accepting applications. However, courses designed to enhance training in Translational or Bench-to-Bedside research, as detailed in the "Academic Program" section of this site, are available to all GBS students. In addition, GBS students are eligible to apply to the Certificate Program in Translational & Molecular Sciences after completion of their first year in graduate school. Please use the following link for more information: Certificate Program in Translational & Molecular Sciences.