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PhD. Trainee and Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Myotonic Dystrophy
The Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation is pleased to announce that the 2020 Fellowship Request for Applications is now open. MDF has expanded the scientific research endeavors eligible for Ph.D. Trainee and Postdoctoral Fellowship awards to include research focused on improving treatment, care and support of the DM patient and his/her family, as well as molecular biology and basic and translational science. Trainees working in academia, research institutes or drug development companies are eligible.
Applications are due by September 6, 2019,
Ph.D. Trainee applicants must be enrolled and in good standing in a Ph.D. program at an accredited academic medical center or research institute. By the time of award, the applicant must have completed two years of a doctoral program, including formal coursework and any qualifying examination requirements, and have selected a sponsor who focuses a major portion of his or her lab’s activities on DM.
Postdoctoral applicants must have a Ph.D., M.D., D.O. or equivalent degree from an accredited institution. Degree must be received within no more than three years completed by the time of the award. The sponsor must focus a major portion of his or her lab’s activities on DM.
Ph.D. Trainee: $55,000 (includes funding for required travel)
Postdoctoral: $105,000 (includes funding for required travel)