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University of Colorado Cancer Center

University of Colorado Cancer Center, A National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center
 

Nicholas Foreman, MD

Preceptor


Category:

Translational Research - Molecular Biology in the Clinic

Specialty:

Hematology

Location:

University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Department of Pediatrics/Pediatric Oncology

Prerequisites: 

Must have completed three years of college, three years of nursing school or one year of medical school  

Number of Openings: 1

Program Objective: 

The pediatric Neuro-Oncology Program, which provides comprehensive evaluation and care to children with complex brain tumors, seeks to understand the relationship of biologic data to outcome and quality of life.

Program Description:

The student will assist in designing and conducting cellular and molecular biological techniques for basic and translational research studies in childhood brain tumors.  This may include conducting literature searches, performing laboratory experiments, and preparing research manuscripts. 

The student will have a defined project, usually linking molecular data to clinical outcome which should enable the student to be first author on a peer-reviewed paper.