2017 Russell Berrie Foundation Fellowship in Diabetes Research

Applications Due September 18, 2017

August 16, 2017

2017 Russell Berrie Foundation Fellowship in Diabetes Research 

Applications Due September 18, 2017

2017 Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Russell Berrie Foundation Fellowship in Diabetes Research 

WHAT: This program, now in its 19th year, is designed to support the mentored diabetes-related research activity of outstanding postdoctoral fellows for a period of up to two years.  Research projects can be laboratory-based or clinical, and can relate to causes, consequences or treatments of diabetes and allied disorders such as obesity. 

FUNDING: The program will award up to $65,000 per year, for a maximum of two years (for a total of $130,000). Start dates in January 2018.  A second year of funding is contingent upon progress made in the first year and other programmatic considerations.

WHO: Applications are submitted by the mentor in conjunction with the potential fellow. 

HOW: To apply, the mentor must complete and submit the following 2017 application form, which includes the following information:                                                             

Nominee's Name and Degrees:

Current Position:

Date of Birth:      

Education: (institutions and degrees):

Mentor's Name:   

Mentor's Title and Department:

Title of Proposed Project:

Description of Project: (1000 words)

Mentor's Statement of Support: (500 words)

Supplemental Documents: Trainee's NIH format Curriculum Vitae

WHEN: Completed Application Forms and CV must be submitted via E-Mail to Bernadette Spina, bs2839@cumc.columbia.edu, by 9:00 AM on 18 September, 2017. The recipient of the Naomi Berrie Fellowship in Diabetes Research will be announced in November 2017.


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