The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) announces that the deadline for receipt of Letters of Intent for the Judith Graham Pool (JGP) Postdoctoral Research Fellowship is Monday, November 23, 2009.
Candidates must have completed doctoral training and must enter the JGP Postdoctoral Fellowship Program from a doctoral, postdoctoral, internship or residency training program. Established investigators or faculty members are not eligible. Candidates must also be affiliated with domestic organizations such as universities, colleges, hospitals and laboratories. U.S. citizenship is not required.
Permissible research topics include clinical or basic research on the biochemical, genetic, hematologic, orthopedic, psychiatric or dental aspects of hemophilia or von Willebrand disease (VWD). Other topics include rehabilitation, therapeutic modalities, psychosocial issues, women's health issues, liver disease or AIDS as they pertain to hemophilia or VWD.
All interested candidates must submit a letter of intent by 5 pm EST, Monday, November 23, 2009. This letter should briefly identify the researcher, their mentor, institution and provide a description of the proposed research project. Letters of intent need to be accompanied by an NIH-style CV or biosketch for both candidate and mentor. Letters of intent will be evaluated by members of NHF's Research Review Committee, who will collectively decide on the candidates invited to submit a full JGP application.
Support is available for up to $42,000/per year for a maximum of two years (pending continuing grant approval).
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