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“All research requires patience and inspiration, and the results in themselves are difficult to estimate. They lead to other problems, and may inspire others with new ideas.” — Ida Henrietta Hyde
The APS Short-Term Research Experience for Underrepresented Persons (STEP-UP) Fellowship provides hands-on summer research experiences for undergraduate students who are from groups underrepresented in science. The program helps students explore biomedical research careers and provides exposure to the core NIDDK mission areas of diabetes, endocrinology, metabolism, nutrition, obesity, and digestive, liver, urologic, kidney, and hematologic diseases.
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The STEP-UP program is a federally funded program designed to build and sustain a biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social science research pipeline focused on NIDDK mission areas, especially engaging students from backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research on a national basis, including individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups, and individuals with disabilities.