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Research Fields TEST autism, genetics, brain imaging,epidemiology, neurology, psychiatry, psychology
Categories Medical, Health or Psycho-Social
Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Social Sciences and Humanities
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The program goal is to recruit and train outstanding researchers in the field of autism, in disciplines such as genetics, brain imaging, epidemiology, neurology, psychiatry, psychology and others. Upon completing the program, trainees will be equipped with a broad interdisciplinary knowledge base, a rich repertoire of research skills, strong connections to a vigorous research communmity in special populations, and an ability to translate research into practice
Eligibility The Program is open to health professionals, graduate students, post-doctoral fellows and MDs with a solid academic disciplinary background in health care, science, social sciences or humanities. Trainees are selected based on outstanding academic profiles; commitment to a research career, and the strength, transdisciplinarity and relevance of their research proposals.
Program Design The Program is based out of McGill University, and coordinates activities with 14 other Canadian universities. Applicants must registered at a Canadian university, where they complete their core training and conduct their research, under the supervision of a Program Supervisor. Once applicants become ART trainees, they receive mentorship from 3 ART Program Faculty. ART Program training activities include participation to a 5-day intensive Summer School Program, a biennial Winer Institute, an international guest speaker event at IMFAR, and knowledge translation and dissemination activities. N.B. While the ART Program provides fellowship funding and training, in partnership with 14 Canadian universities, it is not a degree-granting program
Value Fellowhship funding at CIHR rates, as well as a travel stipend, are available on a competitive basis.
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Canadian university.
Deadlines March 11
Application Details Visit the Autism Research Training Program web site at http://www.traininautism.com/ Contact: Mélanie Viau, Program Coordinator email: melanie.viau@muhc.mcgill.ca Updated: January 25, 2012

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