Niemann-Pick - Peter G. Pentchev Research Fellowship 2015 ($ 100,000)
The National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation (NNPDF) invites applications for its Peter G. Pentchev Research Fellowship. Applications are due May 15, 2015. The research fellowships examine the biology of Niemann-Pick Type C (NPC) disease, a lethal neurodegenerative disease for which there are no effective therapies. The fellowships provide support of $ 50,000 per annum for two years ($ 30,000 per annum for three years for predoctoral fellowships) and may be renewable based on performance.
Applicants must be currently associated with a recognized laboratory. Applications are accepted from both U.S. and non-U.S. scientists.
The National Niemann-Pick Disease Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports and promotes research to find a cure or treatments for all types of Niemann-Pick Disease and provides support services to individuals and families affected by the disease. The Foundation will not be offering the Edward H. Schuchman Fellowship in 2015.