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Name NATIONAL CIHR RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM IN HEPATITIS C
Research Fields TEST Hepatits C
Categories Medical Health Sciences
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The National CIHR Research Training Program in Hepatitis C (NCRTP-HepC) recruits and provides training and stipend support to Master’s, Doctoral, and Post-Doctoral students as well as MDs and summer students whose research involves Hepatitis C and who have demonstrated excellence early in their careers. All the trainees are registered in a graduate program at one of our eleven affiliated institutions across Canada. In addition, the training program employs the knowledge and experience of thirty-two mentors across Canada from multiple disciplines. Every mentor has played a major role in recent advances in hepatitis C research and has displayed their ability to train excellent researchers. Objectives 1. To attract and train high quality graduate students (both national and international) to become independent researchers and leaders in the field of hepatitis C. 2. To consolidate, enhance, and ensure sustainability of the transdisciplinary approach of the network of mentors and to translate it to trainees, relevant individuals, and the general public 3. To help and support all aspects of HCV research from epidemiology, prevention, infection control, diagnostics, health economics, to vaccine development, viral resistance, immune response, pathogenesis, and psychology 4. To become a central forum for discussion, thinking, and orientation with regards to the political, social, economic and research issues in hepatitis C 5. To build on the now established international recognition of the program by continuing to attract foreign students and experts and to promote international collaborations 6. To eradicate hepatitis C. Eligibility Trainees, who wish to apply to the National CIHR Research Training Program in Hepatitis C, should confirm that they are eligible candidates by verifying that they meet the following requirements: Administrative Requirements * Be able to commit two years (minimum) to the program. * Trainees pursuing their PhD can apply to extend their funding for an extra 2 years beyond the original 2 year commitment. * The student must be a full-time student for their duration in the program. * Must be registered or must have the intent to register in a recognized graduate program. * Must be supervised or co-supervised by an NCRTP-HepC mentor. * Each mentor can only have 2 trainees in the program at any time. Communicate with your proposed mentor to make sure they have the space for you. An acceptable candidate may be any of the following types of trainees: Graduate students, Post-Doctoral Fellows, M.D.s Value, Awards & Stipends Graduate Student pursuing Masters degree $17,850/year up to 2 years; Graduate Student pursuing Doctoral degree $23,300/year up to 4 years; Post-doctoral Fellows $36,750/year up to 2 years; Medical Doctors $52,200/year up to 2 years
Value The value is not available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details Visit the National CIHR Research Training Program in Hepatitis C web site at http://www.ncrtp-hepc.ca/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=41&Itemid=107 Contact: National CIHR Research Training Program in Hepatitis C, Centre de Recherche du CHUM, Hôpital St-Luc, 264 Blvd. René-Lévesque Est, Local PEA-423, Montréal QC H2X 1P1 Telephone: (514) 890-8000 x34376 Fax: (514) 412-7314 Email: maureen.barrow.chum@ssss.gouv.qc.ca Updated: February 3, 2012
 

 
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