iNOVA4Health is offering 8 Doctoral Research Grants, in the field of Translational Medicine, financed by Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT).
Applications and supporting documents must be submitted, mandatorily, by email to email@example.com with the reference BD4462/2022 in the subject line. Deadline for applications: 19th March 2022
The research activities will take place at iNOVA4Health - the host institution for the grantees - but might also include collaborations with other research institutions. All work plans must include a human research component or demonstrate a clear translational medicine component of the project and must be developed within the scope of the Doctoral Program in Health Sciences (NMS|FCM - NOVA).
Below is a description of the three thematic lines and associated researchers available to guide PhD students.
- TL1 – Neuro-Vision disorders – Theme: Aging micro-environments: translational platforms for drug discovery.
Supervisors: Miguel Seabra, Paulo Pereira, Gabriela Silva, Sandra Tenreiro, Cláudia Almeida, Rosalina Fonseca, Hugo Miranda, Miguel Viana Baptista, Rita Teodoro, Cláudia Nunes Santos, José Alves, César Mendes, João Ferreira.
- TL2 – Cardio-Nephro-Metabolic and musculoskeletal disorders - Theme: Mechanisms of disease and phenotyping of human cohorts.
Supervisors: Emilia Monteiro, José Belo, Otília Vieira, Paula Macedo, João Raposo, Silvia Conde, Sofia Pereira, Judit Morello, Helena Pité, Paulo Vera-Cruz, Susana Lopes, Helena Soares, Fernando Pimentel, Anibal Ferreira, Fernando Nolasco.
- TL3 – Cancer - Themes: Pathways to aggressiveness: from membrane trafficking regulation & cytoskeleton dynamics subversion to microenvironment-driven resistance and Familial Cancer Risk - uncovering new susceptibility genes & carcinogenic pathways.
Supervisors: Branca Cavaco, Marta Pojo, Jacinta Serpa, Rune Matthiesen, Catarina Homem, Alisson Gontijo, Duarte Barral, António Jacinto, Ana Félix.