M-TRAM is part of an exceptional eco-system comprising Stanford University’s world-class medical research, bioengineering, biomedical technology, and business experts, as well as leading biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry leaders. These collaborations offer students myriad opportunities to advance their knowledge, skills and careers.

Stanford Research Centers and Institutes

Research Mentors

The Translational Research and Applied Medicine (TRAM) Center has over 100 associated Stanford faculty, many of whom are international leaders in translational medicine who support M-TRAM and are strong mentors to our students.

Industry Partnerships

Integral to the program is the experience students gain from biotech/pharma partners. The Translational Research and Applied Medicine (TRAM) Center already has ongoing industry partnerships with many biotech companies: 


Additionally, through the collaboration with the department of Pediatrics MCHRI Drug and Device Development Training Program (D3), M-TRAM will offer internships with an industry partner that will feature immersive experiences within the firm’s operations. The D3 program has successfully matched their interns at various Biotech/Pharma partners, including Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline and Johnson & Johnson.


Applications portal is now closed  

for the 2024/2025 academic year

We will be accepting applications for 2025/26

in the Fall of 2024.


Questions? Contact us!

Important Dates

September 2024 to January 2024:

  • Applications accepted for 2025/26


December, 2024 (date tba):

  • M-TRAM info session webinar for prospective students 


January 15, 2025:

  • Applications are due for 2025/26


April, 2025:

  • Admission Decisions


Sept. 2025: (date tba)

  • M-TRAM research symposium and New Students Orientation (in person) - stay tuned for registration info


Sept. 22, 2025:

  • First day of classes at Stanford (M-TRAM program starts)


Interested in Becoming an M-TRAM Industry Partner?

We welcome inquiries from biotechnology, pharmaceutical and other health care organizations interested in learning about opportunities to partner with M-TRAM: