Students should use the information and links below to contact mentors, labs, and research coordinators of clinical research projects that suit their interests.
Contacting mentors should always be approached in a way you would approach a job. Most faculty members prefer email. Before contact, familiarize yourself with the faculty members current and past research.
Some things to consider when emailing perspective project coordinators and faculty:
- Why are you interested in their particular studies?
- What, if any, experience do you have that may benefit the study or work processes involved in the study?
- Why are you pursuing experiences in clinical research?
Siteman Cancer Center Clinical Trials
The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine is an international leader in cancer treatment, research, prevention, education and community outreach. It is the only cancer center in Missouri to hold the prestigious Comprehensive Cancer Center designation and “Exceptional” rating from the National Cancer Institute and membership in the National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Parent institutions Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine are nationally recognized, with U.S. News & World Report magazine consistently ranking both among the best in the country.
NIH Washington University School of Medicine Research
As one of the largest recipients of NIH funding for research and training, Washington University School of Medicine is among the nation’s most dynamic and robust research enterprises. The majority of awards in fiscal year 2016 funded research in cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease and genomics. Grants and contracts totaling more than $554.5 million supported faculty research in FY2017.
Division of Clinical Research (DCR)
The Division of Clinical Research (DCR) at Washington University School of Medicine provides specialized facilities and services to support clinical research in women’s reproductive health. Together with the Center for Reproductive Health Sciences (CRepHS), the clinical research division supports the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Institute For Public Health
The Institute for Public Health harnesses the strengths of Washington University in St. Louis to address the complex health issues and health disparities facing the St. Louis region and the world.