The Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program is embedded within the rich environment provided by the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center and the University of Alabama at Birmingham at large. Below are links to the various schools, departments, offices and centers that collaborate with the CPCTP at UAB, as well as many other internal resources.

Resources available to T32 Training Program Faculty Mentors and T32 Trainees

The University of Alabama At Birmingham

UAB serves students, patients, the community and the global need for discovery, knowledge dissemination, education, creativity and the application of groundbreaking solutions. We are a leader among comprehensive public urban research universities with academic medical centers.

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Scientific Environment

The UAB Office of Research seeks to provide effective leadership for all administrative research units serving the research enterprise at UAB; nurture excellent research, scholarship and creative activity by faculty, staff and students; and work with University and school administrations and city and state leaders to establish new programs and research directions that promote and enhance the University's contribution to new knowledge and the growth of the economies of the city and state.

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O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB

The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center at UAB is one of the original seven National Cancer Institute-designated cancer centers. The O’Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center is nearing its 50th year of continuous funding from the NCI and remains one of the premier NCI-designated cancer centers in the United States and the only such center located in the Deep South.

The O’Neal Cancer Center’s cutting-edge science continues to place it among the nation’s leading cancer research centers, particularly in the fields of cancer cell biology, cancer prevention and control, immunotherapy and immunology, and experimental therapeutics. At the community level, the Cancer Center continues its major commitment to medically underserved populations through its NCI-funded programs to improve nutrition and physical activity, increase cancer screening and lead interventions for cancer survivors.

Led by Director Barry Sleckman, MD, PhD, the O’Neal Cancer Center is home to an outstanding faculty of more than 400 physicians and researchers, many of whom are internationally and nationally recognized for their expertise in oncology. Because CPCTP trainees will be mentored by senior faculty who are members of the Cancer Center, they will also have access to all shared facilities. Those most commonly used by our previous trainees are listed below:

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Facilities and Other Resources