USA: Post Doctoral Researcher in Development of New Targets for Cancer Therapy at National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Position Description:

A Cancer Research Training Award fellow position is available on the NIH main campus in Bethesda, MD. Research will focus on understanding the role of CD47 in cancer and developing strategies to enhance cancer therapeutic responses by targeting CD47 interactions with its extracellular ligands. The objective is to enhance therapeutic responses while reducing dose-limiting side effects. Approaches include in vitro signal transduction and mouse tumor therapeutic models.


  • Applicants should possess a Ph.D. or M.D./Ph.D. and have a strong background in cell biology and/or biochemistry and a minimum of one first-authorship manuscript in a leading peer-reviewed journal.
  • Experience in cancer biology, signal transduction, and mouse tumor models is preferred.
  • Applicants should have no more than two years of postdoctoral training.

To Apply:

Interested individuals should e-mail a cover letter, curriculum vitae, bibliography, and contact information for 3 references to:

Dr. David Roberts
Chief, Biochemical Pathology Section
Laboratory of Pathology
Building 10 Room 2A33
10 Center Dr. MSC1500
Bethesda, MD 20892-1500
Email: droberts(at)

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