CCR has opportunities for those interested in pursuing a career in immunology and immunotherapy research, including the NCI Immunotherapy Fellowship, and laboratory-based fellowships for postbaccalaureate, predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees. CCR fellows and faculty have access to unique resources, including cutting-edge technologies and cores, a highly collaborative environment of top researchers, awards for outstanding postdocs, and scientific symposia and lectures featuring world renowned experts. Learn more about opportunities to be a part of cutting-edge basic, preclinical and/or clinical research to explore mechanisms to improve vaccines and immunotherapy below.
NCI Immunotherapy Fellowship
This one-year training program is designed for physicians who have completed a medical oncology fellowship program in the United States and who seek specialized training in immunotherapy with clinical trials and clinical trial development.
Surgical Oncology Research Fellowship
This two-year fellowship is for surgeons committed to academic careers in surgical oncology. It includes 18 months of bench laboratory experience in one of the many NCI laboratories and six months of clinical rotations over three surgical oncology subspecialties. Clinical research opportunities are available over the entire two-year period. An additional, optional research year may be available. Learn more.
Surgery Branch / Cancer Immunotherapy Research Fellowship
For general surgery residents who have completed at least two years of an ACGME accredited general surgery residency. This three-year fellowship incorporates 12 months of clinical experience in the design and conduct of clinical trials in cell-based cancer immunotherapy developed in the Surgery Branch of the NCI. The program provides training in Surgical Oncology, an immersive experience in immunotherapy laboratory research, and clinical human research in early phase trials. Learn more.
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