Summer Research Application Directions for NIDDK T35 Medical Student Research Program (MSSRP)

The MSSRP is an opportunity for students to perform 8 weeks of summer research (can be M1 summer or M2 summer) focused on the NIDDK mission to support basic, translational, and clinical research across a broad spectrum of research topics and serious, chronic diseases and conditions related to the Institute's mission. The research areas are focused on Diabetes, Digestive disease and Nutrition, Endocrine Disease and Metabolic Disease, Hematologic disease, Kidney Disease, and Liver Disease.  

The MSSRP includes 15 hrs. classroom instruction on Responsible Conduct of Research, a 3-day-short course on NIDDK-focused research methods and advanced techniques and weekly summer journal clubs. The stipend will be $3,896 for the 12 weeks of research. Click here for due dates and more information.  

To apply, fill out the Google form.

Finding A Project 

Find a Research Project

Projects are available at University Hospitals, MetroHealth, VA, Cleveland Clinic Foundation as well as outside of Cleveland.

Please be aware depending on the timing of when you look at this, some of the projects may have already been filled. If that is the case, we suggest that you ask the faculty member if there are any similar projects in his or her department that would be available.