Postdoctoral Biodesign Training Program

The TL1 Postdoctoral Biodesign Training Program is a collaborative effort of the Johns Hopkins  Schools  of Medicine, Public Health, Engineering, and Nursing funded by the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research through a National Institutes of Health Clinical and Translational Science Award.


Our mission is to provide postdoctoral trainees an interdisciplinary patient-centered translational research in biodesign, helping to bridge the gap to improve the process for translating biomedical discoveries into clinical applications that improve human health.

Program Description

Two tracks

  1. Team project leading to Master’s degree under the JHU Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID)
  2. Mentor-led project in any Department

Core Experiences Provided

  • Training in design/conduct/analysis of clinical research in team settings; protocol and IRB preparation, data collection and analysis; manuscript writing
  • Multi-level mentoring support
  • Apprenticeship and mentorship – Hands on research
  • Engagement in related career development activities
  • Access to ICTR Programs and Resources
  • Biostatistical Resources Core Support
  • Presentation of research project at national meeting