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Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Center for Translational Metabolism and Health


Members of the Center for Translational Metabolism and Health contribute to the educational mission of Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine by sharing their expertise in the areas of nephrology, cardiology, epidemiology, nutrition and metabolism.

Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

We offer fellowship training in various disciplines including chronic kidney disease disparities. Learn more our fellows' current research projects.

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Training Grants

NUKIDs: Scientist Training Program in Kidney Disease

A program designed to nurture bright, enthusiastic, well-trained, academically-oriented MDs, MD/PhDs and PhDs in pursuit of a career in Kidney Research, developing the next generation of academic leaders.

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Transplant Surgery Scientist Training Program

A two-year mentored research training program designed for academically-oriented postdoctoral MDs and PhDs interested in pursuing a career in transplantation and transplant surgery-related research.

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Northwestern Molecular and Translational Cardiovascular Training Program

A comprehensive didactic course in CV physiology and pathology, along with a translational component.

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Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention

A postdoctoral interdisciplinary training in cardiovascular prevention research.

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Program in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Hormone Action (NUPEDHA)

A mentored training program designed to train scientists and physicians who can apply scientific discoveries to the prevention and treatment of diseases in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism.

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Related Programs

Department of Medicine

Our members contribute to the Department of Medicine’s Physician-Scientist Training Program, which focuses on the transition period from graduation with an MD or MD-PhD to appointment to a full-time academic position as a physician-scientist.
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Preventive Medicine

Members are also involved in training the Department of Preventive Medicine's postdoctoral trainees in Cardiovascular Epidemiology and Biostatistics. The program is funded by a National Institutes of Health Training Grant (T32).

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Center for Education in Health Sciences

We also support the Center for Education in Health Sciences, a fellow IPHAM center, in its Health Sciences Integrated PhD Program, which offers doctoral student training across multiple disciplines within the health sciences.

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Find Mentorship Opportunities

Mentoring physician-scientist and PhD talent in translational research is a center priority. We welcome a diverse array of trainees with broad backgrounds. Please get in touch to learn more.

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