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Andrea Apolo, M.D.
Genitourinary Malignancies Branch

“The Clinical Investigator Development Program has given me the opportunity to be an independent investigator and develop a bladder cancer program at the NCI. My goal is to advance the treatments available for patients with bladder cancer with a focus on anti-angiogenic targeted agents. I am currently the principal investigator of three clinical bladder cancer studies at the NCI. The mentorship I have received while in this program has been outstanding and has helped guide my development as an investigator.” For bio, education...

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Application Deadline: October 31, 2014


The NCI Center for Cancer Research (CCRI), is pleased to announce our annual call for applications for the Clinical Investigator Development Program (CIDP). This is an exciting training opportunity intended for physicians interested in dedicating their careers to clinical research.

About the Program

Selectees will be appointed as "Assistant Clinical Investigators" for a 3-year period at a competitive salary commensurate with subspecialty training and experience. They will be assigned dedicated laboratory space, provided with an independent budget including travel and training funds; and given access to an extensive infrastructure including research nursing, data management support, animal facilities, core services and advanced technologies such as imaging/microscopy, protein chemistry and purification, mass spectrometry, flow cytometry, genomics, and transgenic and knockout mice.


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How to Apply

Applicants must submit a current curriculum vitae, complete bibliography, 3 letters of recommendation, academic transcripts, U.S. citizen/permanent residency documentation or documentation of visa eligibility, evidence of board certification or board eligibility and a 1-page description of research interests and goals and how these relate to the chosen field. Apply online at

Applications must be submitted on or before 11:59 p.m. EST, October 31, 2014. Paper applications will not be accepted. Questions may be directed to

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