This program is designed for M.D., Ph.D., and Pharm.D. graduates interested in:

  • personalized medicine
  • pharmacogenomics
  • new drug development
  • classical clinical pharmacology
  • genetics of drug abuse
  • clinical trial design
Our 2 year training program will offer you:
  • formal coursework in clinical pharmacology and pharmacogenomics
  • routine interaction with peers and faculty in your field
  • a well-supervised educational experience, which includes:
    • essential knowledge and skills related to pharmacology
    • clinical experience
    • opportunities to learn latest experimental techniques
    • experience in presenting research results
  • eligibility to become board certified in Clinical Pharmacology
  • possibilities for joint fellowship in a variety of areas

Knapp Center

General Information

Stipends are determined by years of experience and go according to NIH guidelines. Click here to view current rates. Trainees are eligible to receive selected University benefit options, including health care insurance and are entitled to compensated leave time including vacation, designated University holidays and sick days. 

Mission Statement

Our mission is to train highly qualified individuals for participation in a broad range of academic clinical pharmacology and pharmacogenomic activities. We achieve this by offering advanced exposure to leading edge technology and innovative comprehensive didactics that will provide our fellows with superior training. We take pride in our efforts and continue to remain dedicated to the foundation of personalized medicine and progressive drug development.

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