UChicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center

University of Chicago Medicine Comprehensive Cancer Center members serve as principal investigators for many cancer-related NIH T32 and T35 training grants.

These grants support training programs in diverse areas of basic, behavioral, and clinical research related to addictions research, cancer biology, clinical therapeutics, genetics, immunology, medical oncology, medical physics, molecular biology and nutrition.

Faculty routinely take part in a variety of seminar series, joint programmatic meetings, and departmental retreats, which enrich these training programs and foster inter- and intraprogrammatic research collaborations. These grants fund the following programs:

Specialized Training: Demography and Economics of Aging – PI: David Meltzer 

The University of Chicago and Northwestern University Pre-Doctoral Health Services Research Program –PI: David Meltzer

Short-term Aging Related Research Program – PI: David Meltzer

ITM 2.0: Advancing Translational Science in Metropolitan Chicago – PI: David Meltzer

Cultivating Health & Aging Researchers by Integrating Science, Medicine & Aging – PI: David Meltzer

Developing an Oncology Workforce for the 21st Century – PIs: Olufunmilayo Olopade and Walter Stadler 

Scholars in Oncology Associated Research (SOAR) program – PI: Olufunmilayo Olopade

Chicago UP on the Environmental Health Sciences – PI: Habibul Ahsan

Genetic Mechanisms and Evolution – PIs: Alex Ruthenburg and Lucia Rothman-Denes

Immunoengineering Postdoctoral Training Program – PIs: Maria-Luisa Alegre and Melody Swartz

Digestive Health and Diseases – PI: Eugene Chang

Medical Scientist National Research Service Award – PI: Marcus Clark

Clinical Therapeutics – PIs: Eileen Dolan, Peter O'Donnell & Mark Ratain

Research Training in Respiratory Biology – PIs: Gokhan Mutlu and Julian Solway

Integrative Training in the Neurobiology of Addictive Behaviors – PI: Harriet De Wit

Institutional Career Development Core – PI: Eric Beyer


Prospective graduate students can inquire through the UChicago Biosciences Graduate Programs. Postdoctoral opportunities are listed here and with the UChicago Office of Postdoctoral Affairs.