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13 Sep 2012

Call for proposals ends on Septembre 28th

Illustration for article: Call for proposals ends on Septembre 28th
AFM-Telethon will support research projects from both French and foreign groups. Proposals aim to support fundamental research on neuromuscular system, develop therapeutic approach and improve care management of patient.

Call for proposals 2013 targets 3 research priorities :

  • Fundamental research and physiopathology of diseases of the neuromuscular system.
  • Development of therapeutic approaches for rare diseases.
  • Clinic and care management.
AFM-Telethon offers 3 types of financing :
  • Trampoline grants in order to support investigators early in their professional career. This grant is  awarded for a maximum of 50,000 € for one year.
  • Research projects for one year, renewable for a second year, and exceptionally for a third year.
  • PhD fellowships for one year, renewable for a second and third year. Foreign PhD students in foreign laboratories will be  exceptionally considered on a case by case basis.
  • Post doctoral fellowships for one year, renewable for a second year. Same rules as for PhD fellowships apply.

Deadlines for applications are the followings :

  • For first session, aplly by September, 28th, 2012. Results expected Mid-February 2013.
  • For second session, apply by March, 8th, 2012.  Results expected Mid-July 2013.
 
You can find further information, see section 2013 Call for proposals.