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“I am among those who think that science has great beauty. A scientist in his laboratory is not only a technician: he is also a child placed before natural phenomena which impress him like a fairy tale.”

Marie Curie


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Since its inception in 2001, more than 106 students have earned their doctoral degrees through the NIH OxCam program and have made remarkable scientific discoveries in their research.

  • Students publish on average 2 first-author papers from their Ph.D. research and publish a total of 5 papers on average.
  • More than 520 papers have been published from students while in the program and include first-author papers such as these in Science, Nature, Lancet Neurology, The Journal of Experimental Medicine and the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.  
  • The average completion time for students to obtain their PhD is 4.2 years.
  • Alumni have gone on to many high profile position such as:
    • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at University of California San Francisco
    • Assistant Professor of Genetics at Case Western Reserve University
    • Assistant Professor at University of Tampa
    • Biomedical Engineer at Food and Drug Administration
    • Research Scientist at FEI
    • Staff Scientist at Catalyst Bioscience
    • Global Health Manager at GlaxoSmithKline
    • Scientific Data Manager for NCBI
  • As well as post doctoral positions at:
    • Broad Institute
    • Henry M. Jackson Foundation
    • Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
    • The Scripps Research Institute
    • University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
    • University of California San Francisco
    • University of California Los Angeles
    • University of Pennsylvania
    • National Institutes of Health - NCI, NHLBI, NIAID
  • MD/PhD students have gone on to such positions as:
    • Resident at Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program
    • Neurological Residency at University of Washington
    • Resident Physician in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center