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    August 13, 2010

    Scientist's Work Bridges Math and Cancer

    Franziska Michor's research skills involve equations and computers, but her goal is clinical: to eliminate cancer.

    April 29, 2011

    Taking Mathematics to Heart

    Mathematician John Wesley Cain works with clinicians, physicists, and engineers in a field called cardiac electrophysiology.

    October 29, 2010

    Opening New Research Avenues in Epigenetics

    Epigenetics provides a common theme to Spanish cancer researcher Manel Esteller's broad interests in basic and translational research.

    October 29, 2010

    Environmental Exposures Shape Human Health -- and Careers

    Brown University scientist Carmen Marsit's unique training allows him to take an interdisciplinary and translational approach to epigenetics.

    December 19, 2008

    Programs Aim to Train Translational Scientists

    New Ph.D. programs in translational medicine provide basic science training and clinical experience.

    July 30, 2010

    Answering Biomedical Questions with Information Technology

    Harvard physician-scientist Lynn Bry has developed an informatics system for matching biological samples to research needs.

    December 17, 2010

    Engineering Solutions to Biomedical Problems

    There are many ways that classically trained engineers can work at the interface of engineering and medicine.

    February 11, 2011

    More Than Words

    Biomedical ontology is growing as an informatics specialty, and ontologies are proving to be powerful software and data-mining tools.

    March 04, 2011

    A Zigzagging Path Points Straight to Success

    Patricia Beckmann's career is one long lesson in how to succeed in science.

    August 17, 2007

    European Programs Offer Translational Training

    "The opportunity for this career development is now. I think the job opportunities that follow on that will be very substantial." -Graham Lord, King's College London and Guy's and St. Thomas' hospitals

    October 16, 2009

    Perspective: Three Crucial Questions When Applying to M.D.-Ph.D. Programs

    Is an M.D.-Ph.D. program right for me? Where should I apply? Where should I go?

    March 06, 2009

    Redefining Tenure at Medical Schools

    Fewer faculty jobs are tenure-track, but job seekers in academic medical research need to look beyond the tenure-track label.

    July 16, 2010

    Veterinarian Scientists Bring Unique Perspectives to Translational Research

    D.V.M.-Ph.D.s are uniquely qualified to do research in animal models and translate findings across species -- including humans.

    May 28, 2010

    Perspective: The Successful Physician-Scientist of the 21st Century

    Young physician-scientists must learn to thrive despite a divided culture and rigid, anachronistic institutional structures and expectations.

    March 26, 2010

    A Shifting Drug Industry Means New Opportunities in Translational Research

    Despite layoffs, pharmaceutical companies are hiring researchers to strengthen their early drug-development programs.

    November 12, 2010

    Working With Industry Under a Microscope

    Regulations seem to discourage academic scientists from partnering with industry, but such collaboration is essential to translational research.

    May 06, 2011

    Unlocking the Genome's Secrets to Long Life

    Postdoc Liz Cirulli started out in plant genetics but now co-leads Duke's Centenarian Project, which aims to find gene variants that account for longevity.

    May 14, 2010

    In Person: Studying the Implications of New Medical Technologies

    People with scientific training are needed to explore ethical, legal, and social issues involved in bringing science into the clinic.

    June 12, 2009

    Perspective: Speed Networking for Scientists

    Speed networking can be an effective way to promote new research collaborations.

    December 05, 2008

    The Job Outlook for Physician-Scientists

    Empty training slots and ample job opportunities make the job outlook positive for physician-scientists.