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Christina M. Annunziata, M.D., Ph.D.Christina M. Annunziata, M.D., Ph.D.
Women's Malignancies Branch

“The Clinical Investigator Development Program provides a rich environment to fine-tune my skills and goals as a translational researcher. I found the program to be well-balanced by including key structural training components while encouraging independence in hypothesis-driven research.” For bio, education... 

See CCR Connections “One Molecule, Multiple Cancers: The Devil is in the Details” and “Warrior Drugs” to read more about Dr. Annunziata’s research.

​DeeDee Smart, M.D., Ph.D.DeeDee Smart, M.D., Ph.D.
Radiation Oncology Branch

“I feel extremely fortunate to be part of the Clinical Investigator Development Program. This has been a unique opportunity to allow me to integrate my clinical skills and love of treating patients as a radiation oncologist with scientific interests in the fundamental mechanisms of brain metastasis and radiation-induced neurodegeneration. The support I have received in both clinical research and basic science pursuits has been unparalleled and is exactly what I have needed to develop in my career as a radiation oncologist-scientist.” For bio, education...


Ravi A. Madan, M.DRavi A. Madan, M.D.
Genitourinary Malignancies Branch

“The Clinical Investigator Development Program is providing me with the unique opportunity to learn from world-class investigators at the National Cancer Institute while charting my own career path.” For bio, education...


Deborah E. Citrin, M.D.Deborah E. Citrin, M.D.
Radiation Oncology Branch

“The Clinical Investigator Development Program has been an incredible opportunity for me. A tenure-track position seemed out of reach after I completed my clinical training. The lab resources and mentorship I received through this program helped me establish a solid translational research program.” For bio, education...