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Specialized Programs and Pathways

There are numerous opportunities for specialized training at Washington University.  These programs differ as to whether they are open to undergraduates, graduate/medical students, post docs, and/or fellows.  Click the links below for more information. 

 

Program/Pathway
Director/PI
Trainees Training Grant
Biomedical Training in Alcoholism Research Andrew Heath
(WUSTL Psychiatry)
  NIAAA T32
Cancer Biology Pathway
Lee Ratner
(WUSTL Medicine)

PhD, MD/PhD students
Post docs

 
Child Health Research Center in Developmental Biology Alan Schwartz (WUSTL Pediatrics) Post docs (MD or MD/PhD) NICHD K12
Cognitive, Computational and Systems Neuroscience (CCSN) Pathway    PhD, MD/PhD students  
Doctoral Training Program in Movement Science  Michael Mueller (WUSTL Physical Therapy) PhD, MD/PhD students
Post docs
NICHD T32
Early Emotional Development Program  Joan Luby
(WUSTL Psychiatry)
Undergraduate students  
Imaging Sciences Pathway  Carolyn Anderson 
(WUSTL Radiology, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics)
PhD, MD/PhD students  
Infectious Disease Scholars Gateway   PhD, MD/PhD students  
Innovation Acceleration Partnership Program (Washington University OTM and Skandalaris Center)      
Interface in Psychology, Neuroscience and Genetics  Deanna Barch 
(WUSTL Psychology)
 PhD, MD/PhD students NIGMS T32
Kauffman Fellowship Pathway in Life Sciences Entrepreneurship    PhD, MD/PhD students  
Lucille P. Markey Special Emphasis Pathway in Human Pathobiology    PhD, MD/PhD students
Post docs
 
Molecular Engineering and Biophysics Pathway    PhD, MD/PhD students  
Multicenter Career Development Program for Physical and Occupational Therapy  Michael Mueller
(WUSTL Physical Therapy)
  NICHD K12
Nervous System Development and Injury  David Holtzman (WUSTL Neurology)  Post docs (MD or MD/PhD) NINDS T32
Neurological Sciences Academic Development Award  Bradley Schlaggar
(WUSTL Neurology)
 Post docs (MD or MD/PhD) NINDS K12
Pediatric Neuro Critical Care Program  Jose Pineda
(WUSTL Pediatrics)
   
Pediatric Neuro Oncology Program  Josh Rubin
(WUSTL Pediatrics)
Jeffrey Leonard (WUSTL Neurosurgery)
   
Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology (PNP) Program Carl Craver
(WUSTL Philosophy)
 Undergraduate students
 PhD, MD/PhD students
 
Physician Researchers in Ophthalmic Sciences Michael Kass
(WUSTL Ophthalmology)
  Post docs (MD or MD/PhD) NEI K12
Research Training Program in the Vision Sciences David Beebe
(WUSTL Ophthalmology)
PhD, MD/PhD students
Post docs
NEI T32
Systems and Molecular Neurobiology Paul Taghert
(WUSTL Anatomy & Neurobiology)
 PhD, MD/PhD students NIGMS T32
Training of the Pediatric Physician Scientist Alan Schwartz
(WUSTL Pediatrics)
Post docs (MD or MD/PhD) NICHD T32
Training Program in Cellular and Molecular Biology Jim Skeath
(WUSTL Genetics)
 PhD, MD/PhD students NIGMS T32