General Information for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
The Texas Children's Cancer Center is the largest children's cancer center in Texas and among the premier children's cancer programs in the United States. The center's goal is to cure all forms of childhood cancer and blood disease. The Cancer Center is associated with Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital. BCM is the top-ranked medical school in Texas and one of the finest in the nation. Texas Children's Hospital is the largest pediatric hospital in the United States with a license for 715 beds and more than 60 pediatric specialties.
The Center is a nationally and internationally recognized center of excellence. It has more than 450 employees and 65 Baylor faculty members who are leaders in clinical and laboratory research of childhood cancer and blood diseases. Eighteen basic science and translational research laboratories are dedicated to finding a cure for these diseases. Research is ongoing in areas including molecular oncology, clinical pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, cancer genetics, neuro-oncology, transplantation biology, gene therapy, tumor immunology, stem cell biology and hematology.
Research training for M.D. or Ph.D. postdoctoral fellows is available through the Cancer Center in many research areas. List of research faculty