Accession Number : ADA331995

Title :   Predoctoral Training Program in Breast Cancer Research.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 1 Jun 96-31 May 97,

Corporate Author : VANDERBILT UNIV MEDICAL CENTER NASHVILLE TN

Personal Author(s) : Matrisian, Lynn M.

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Report Date : JUL 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : This training grant for 5 predoctoral students was designed to integrate students in diverse disciplines with a common interest in understanding breast cancer. The training features of this program are (1) a monthly journal club to facilitate the exchange of current information related to breast cancer research, (2) a yearly retreat to encourage interactions between trainees and investigators at Vanderbilt University interested in Breast Cancer research, and (3) a special seminar series involving a guest speaker prominent in the field of breast cancer research. There were changes in the yearly retreat mechanism of training which is described below. Other goals were accomplished over the past year Two trainees were supported for a third year, two trainees for a second year, and one new trainee was supported by this training grant; three different departments are represented. Five abstracts, 5 submitted manuscripts, and 1 manuscript in press related to breast cancer resulted from this support.

Descriptors :   *INFORMATION EXCHANGE, *TRAINEES, *MEDICAL RESEARCH, *BREAST CANCER, SYMPOSIA, JOB TRAINING, STUDENTS, PATIENTS, GRANTS.

Subject Categories : Information Science
      Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE