As HHMI Research Training Fellows, 70 students will work in laboratories at a research university of their choice. Another 42 students will live in a refurbished cloister on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus and work with NIH researchers as HHMI-NIH Research Scholars. And for the first time in 2009, HHMI joined in partnership with the Ben and Catherine Ivy Foundation to support four HHMI-Ivy Research Training Fellows, who are studying the incurable brain cancer glioma.
Med, Dental, and Vet Students Get Bench Time
Medical, dental, and veterinary students from 44 institutions across the country were invited to spend a year in a laboratory to hone their scientific skills and prepare them for possible careers in research, as part of a $4 million program.