Cancer Genomics and Ethics of Big Data Science Fellowship

SAMPLE POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH & ETHICS TRAINING PLAN The University of Chicago has long recognized the importance of physician scientists capable of utilizing laboratory discoveries to evolve novel therapeutic approaches and using clinical observations to inform and shape basic investigations. The University has a long tradition of excellence in cancer research and the environment is ideal for multidisciplinary training of the next generation of cancer researchers. This tradition includes: the 1941 discovery of the remarkable effects of hormone therapy on prostate and breast cancer culminating in the 1966 Nobel Prize to Dr. Charles Huggins and most recently the 2004 Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research presented to Dr. Elwood Jensen, for discovery of the Estrogen Receptor which had a “rapid, direct and lasting impact on treatment and prevention of breast cancer.…


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