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The research opportunities include participation in ongoing clinical research in dialysis and transplantation. All fellows are required to participate in research and a publication is expected.

For those interested in academic research, a three-year fellowship is required.

Supervision of research training is provided by internationally recognized leaders in a variety of biomedical disciplines relevant to epithelial ion transports, including physiology, molecular biology, cell biology, genetics, immunology and pathology.

Additional research opportunities and services for fellows include:

  • Academic Research Services (ARS): This program, which is sponsored by the Department of Internal Medicine is designed to assist trainees with refining primary content of grants; helping with timelines, tables and graphics; providing unbiased outside reviews; bibliography generation; running basic statistics and help arranging for referral to a biostatistician; proofing grants, abstracts, manuscripts; helping with the grant review process; preparing IRB protocols, consents, etc.; preparing IACUC protocols; and compliance with LAMS, IBC, IND/IDE, etc.
  • Certificate in Clinical & Translational Research: a 10 credit hour program designed to provide an introduction to clinical and translational research. Classes can be completed during an 8-week research block or in one academic year.
  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science and Training(CCTST): This collaborative effort among the University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, UC Health and the Cincinnati Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center is a research resource and “academic home” for clinical and translational scientists and programs.
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University of Cincinnati
Department of Internal Medicine

Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
231 Albert Sabin Way, ML 0585
Cincinnati, OH 45267-0585

Phone: 513-558-5471
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