The Jerome Lejeune Foundation is delighted to announce that it is once again accepting applications for postdoctoral fellowships. The 2022 fellowship funding program is open to applicants with research projects focused on individuals with Down syndrome and co-occurring pathologies for which they are at increased risk, such as Alzheimer’s disease, autism, leukemia, epilepsy, hypotonia, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.
Research must be concentrated on understanding relevant fundamental and/or clinical aspects of these conditions in the context of Down syndrome.
To be eligible, candidates must possess a PhD or equivalent at the beginning of the fellowship. The research project is to be conducted within an academic institution and should start no later than eight months after approval of the fellowship.
Selection process and announcement of the results will take place in May-June 2022.
Deadline for submission: February 20, 2022 at midnight (central European time).