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John Hansen Research Grant 2022: Research grants for the fight against blood cancer

Deadline: 03.12.2021 Scholarships

The "DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden" (Foundation for Giving Life) annually supports up to four international young scientists with promising research projects in the field of blood stem cell transplantation and cell therapy.

In honor of John A. Hansen, this grant is intended to provide financial support to promising young researchers to advance the understanding of complications and therapeutic strategies in the context of hematologic malignancies. The grant is funded by the DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden (Foundation for Giving Life) and administered by the DKMS gGmbH.

The John Hansen Research Grant awards 240,000 Euro over a period of three years (maximum 80,000 Euro), subject to reasonable progress of the research. Up to four projects will be selected from among the eligible applications.

The research proposal needs to address issues on hematopoietic stem cell transplantation or cell therapy. Various aspects can be covered, including but not limited to: diagnostic and therapeutic strategies, transplant immunology, stem cell transplantation complications, donor selection or cell manufacturing.

Applicants must have obtained a doctorate, a PhD., MD or equivalent in a field relevant to the award. Applicants do not need to hold a faculty position and can be in training (Fellows, Postdoctoral Fellows, and Junior Faculties). Applicants from all countries are invited to submit an application.

The application period for the John Hansen Research Grant 2022 is currently open, and interested applicants can submit their application until December 3, 2021.

Source: DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden Editor by Mirjam Buse, VDI Technologiezentrum GmbH Countries / organization: Global Topic: Funding Life Sciences

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