Dr. Johnna Frierson and colleagues Awarded NIH Grant to Prep Students for Graduate and Medical Programs



Duke has been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a one-year postbaccalaureate program for students interested in pursuing a PhD or MD/PhD in the biomedical sciences and basic sciences. Dr. Johnna Frierson, PhD (SoM), one of three co-principal investigators and mentor of the program said that “the main benefit to the students is the program gives them time to pause before going into a PhD or MD/PhD”. The $1.2 million, five-year grant establishes the Duke Preparing Research…Read more