Results about: PhD4MD
The PhD4MD Programme allows medical doctors to do a three-year research project devoted to cancer or to respiratory or neurodegenerative diseases.
There are currently eight medical doctors conducting research in centres of excellence in Barcelona, and this year this number may increase by up to four more.
Researchers at IDIBAPS and IRB Barcelona have described in Cancer Research, that the longer the time from the onset of the tumour to the development of metastasis is, the more aggressive this cancer becomes.
What prompts two medical doctors, after six years of training and five years of specialisation, to pursue a PhD? It’s simple: translational medicine.
Research centres of excellence in Barcelona offer PhD fellowships to medical doctors.
Called PhD4MD, the programme allows medical doctors to carry out a three-year doctoral thesis on cancer, rare disease or neurodegenerative conditions.
Centres of excellence in biomedical research in Barcelona offer five fellowships as part of the new edition of the predoctoral programme in biomedicine for physicians, PhD4MD.
The initiative allows physicians to embark on a three-year research project on topics such as cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, fertility, and AIDS vaccines.
Thanks to the collaboration among research centres, the studies will address two distinct facets of biomedicine: basic molecular research and more applied clinical work.
Three young physicians combine basic research and clinical practice in four research centres in Barcelona
The candidates selected in the first call of the advanced training programme PhD4MD for physicians have just joined the initiative
Over the next three years, they will carry out translational research projects and split their time between basic research centres and in hospitals
Four biomedical research centres in Barcelona join forces to bridge the gap between investigation and clinical practice
Today, four centres jointly launch a programme that seeks to offer advanced research training for physicians and to strengthen the collaboration between basic research centres and clinical research centres