Title BannerPre-doctoral training opportunities abound within the Kidney Pipeline at UAB. Check out the following programs to find the one that best fits your interest, level of education, and future educational goals. 

Medical Student Summer Research Experience
O'Brien Center Medical Student Research Program

This is an 8-10 week mentored research experience for medical students during the summer between the first and second year of medical school.  Funding for this program was made possible by a supplemental award from NIDDK to the O'Brien Center.  

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PRIME (PRedoctoral Interdisciplinary training in renal physiology & MEdicine)

Who: Current graduate students who have declared of a lab, and have defined a kidney-focused research project
Typically during year 2 and 3 of graduate degree
Length of Program: 
1-2 years
NIH T32 DK 116672

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PROmoTE - (PRedOctoral PhD and MD research training in TEams)

Who: Pre-matriculating MD and Pre-matriculating PhD students interested in kidney research
When: Summer before advanced education begins
Length of Program: 8 weeks
Funding: NIH R25 DK112731

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Contact pipeline program administrator Rena Becker or program director Dr. Jennifer Pollock