Victor McKusick Fellows
This award is for $150,000 for an MD and $100,000 for a PhD, over 2 years. It is designed to support postdoctoral fellows embarking on a scientific career in biomedical research related to Marfan syndrome or any of the genetic aorta or vascular conditions that are within the Foundation’s scope of interest. This award has the expectation of an institutional match where half of the funding comes from the Foundation and half from the sponsoring institution. Fellows up to postgraduate year six are eligible. During the fellowship phase, the applicant is required to work with a mentor who can provide a training environment conducive to beginning a career in this field.
Application Deadline: October 15, 2021
Announcement of Awards: March 1, 2022
Funding Available: June 1, 2022
The fellowship award is based on the proposal evaluation by our Scientific Advisory Board and the approval of our Board of Directors.