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Postdoctoral Fellowship Program

Outstanding opportunities for cutting-edge research in the basic, quantitative, social and behavioral sciences, and in clinical cancer prevention, have been the hallmarks of the CPFP since its inception.

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The application period for the 2023 Cancer Prevention Fellowship Program is now OPEN.


Program Spotlight

Dr. Kate Elfer Uses a Training Rotation at NIH Office of Research on Women’s Health to Learn about Sex and Gender in Research

October 4, 2022

In June 2022, Dr. Kate Elfer, fourth-year fellow with CPFP and third-year fellow with Interagency Oncology Task Force (a program between FDA and NCI), started working with NIH’s Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) through a part-time training rotation. A training rotation is a temporary position, part-time or full-time, where the fellow joins another laboratory, office, or agency to gain additional skills and knowledge. 

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Deadline Alert

Fellowship Program Application Deadlines

The CPFP application period is now OPEN.

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Online application OPENS, All applicants
Monday, May 1, 2023 12:00 AM (U.S. Eastern Time)


Online application CLOSES, All applicants
Tuesday, August 1, 2023 11:59 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)

Letters of reference, All applicants
Friday, August 11, 2023 11:59 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)

Letter of assurance, Doctoral degree candidates only
Friday, August 11, 2023 11:59 PM (U.S. Eastern Time)

Most Recently Presented Annual Advances Lecture

Avrum Spira, M.D., M.Sc.: Intercepting Lung Cancer via the Airway Transcriptome

Date: July 21, 2020
Time: 1:00p.m. - 2:00p.m. ET
Location: Virtual
via WebEx

Learn more about our most recent Lectures