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Translational Diagnostics Advanced Training Grant

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This grant provides funding up to $5,000 to support travel and living expenses during the training period. Awardees and/or their institutions should expect to cover any travel costs that exceed the amount awarded.

CAP Junior members explore how promising molecular pathology and oncology discoveries are translated into companion diagnostic assays as they gain understanding of the pathologist’s role in industry.

Under the direction of Ventana’s Chief Medical Officer, Eric E. Walk, MD, FCAP, recipients tailor their experience to explore R & D innovation, scientific and clinical affairs, digital pathology and whole slide imaging, platform and instrumentation development, and/or tissue sample management.

  • In addition to application process details, selection considers the candidate’s molecular pathology background and interest in molecular pathology.

  • Within 30 days of completing on-site training, recipients are required to submit a 500- to 700-word overview of the experience, a photo, and a short evaluation form.

Download complete details about the translational diagnostics advanced training grant.

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Four-week, hands-on training, at the Tucson headquarters of Ventana Medical Systems, focused on developing novel histopathology assays

CAP Junior Members-at least 1 year of residency complete

Apply by Nov. 3

To Apply
Submit the following materials:

  1. Foundation Common Grant Application
  2. All materials, as directed, on the application

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Fax: 847-832-8931
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Northfield, IL 60093

For more information about this award please call Julia Rankenburg at 800-323-4040, ext. 7931.



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