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Harold Varmus, MD joins Alliance Board of Directors

The International Biomedical Research Alliance, a non-profit organization which provides programming and funding support for the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program, announced that Harold Varmus, MD, is joining the Alliance’s board of directors. Dr. V
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Commemorating World Malaria Day – April 25, 2016

Rick Fairhurst, MD, PhD – an NIAID physician-scientist and director of the NIH MD/PhD Partnership Training Program – has now trained seven NIH-OxCam students in malaria research, in collaboration with seven different professors at the Universities of Oxford or Cambridge. Recent gradua
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Lasker Lessons in Leadership | Craig Thompson

The Lasker Lessons in Leadership lectureship series provide strategies for developing essential leadership skills to MD/PhD students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows. The series is a collaboration between the International Biomedical Research Alliance, the Albert and Mary
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Class of 2016 Candidate Interviews Completed – Difficult Selection Process Underway

Distinguished young researchers seeking to pursue a PhD or MD/PhD arrived last week at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland for activities surrounding the Class of 2016 candidate interviews. These interviews, conducted by panelists of principal investigators from ac
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Alliance Board Member Ralph Snyderman, MD Recipient of 2016 Pioneer Award

Often called “The Father of Personalized Medicine,” Dr. Ralph Snyderman, Chancellor Emeritus, Duke University, and James B. Duke Professor of Medicine in the Duke University School of Medicine and a member of the Alliance board directors was the recipient of the PMWC Pioneer Award at
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Recent Lasker Lessons in Leadership Lecture Featured Keynote Speaker Dr. Linda Fried

What does scientific leadership through communication look like? What advice would you give to young scientists in order to improve their communication skills with fellow researchers and the general public? What advice would you give specifically to female scientists to develop their
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“A Special Relationship” – Scholars Praise Merits of NIH OxCam Program in CCR Connections

A recent edition of the NIH National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research publication, CCR Connections, includes a significant article entitled “A Special Relationship.” In the article, current and former scholars in the NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program discuss this unique
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El-Hibri Biomedical Research Scholarship Awarded

The International Biomedical Research Alliance is delighted to announce the creation of the El-Hibri Biomedical Research Scholarship in support of the NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program. Named in honor of Fuad El-Hibri, Alliance Board Director and founder of vaccine developer Emerg
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