The University of Pisa PhD Program in Clinical and Translational Science is a multi-disciplinary graduate program at the interface between clinical research and discovery science.
The program covers six broad research fields
1) Endocrinology, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Medicine;
2) Experimental and Molecular Oncology;
3) Imaging, Simulation and Planning;
4) Immunology and Infectious Diseases;
6) Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cells.
The mission of the PhD Program is to prepare and train internationally competitive translational scientists.
To provide a comprehensive knowledge of translational research methods and techniques in clinical science in order to train and further prepare scientists, by enriching their curriculum with a high degree of cross-contamination between neighboring research areas.
Perform clinical and/or preclinical research that adheres to principles and guidelines of ethical conduct
Critically appraise existing literature and sources of information
Accurately select, use and interpret appropriate statistical approaches
Apply and use adeguate study design and methodology to address research questions
Identify and measure relevant and meaningful research outcomes
Adhere to legal and regulatory issues related to clinical research
Publish research-based manuscripts to peer-reviewed journals
Prepare and submit grant proposals
Provide constructive insight and feedback to colleagues
Contribute to interdisciplinary collaboration