8/15/2017
2017 Russell Berrie Foundation Fellowship in Diabetes Research
Applications Due September 18, 2017

2017 Naomi Berrie Diabetes Center Russell Berrie Foundation Fellowship in Diabetes Research

WHAT: This program, now in its 19th year, is designed to support the mentored diabetes-related research activity of outstanding postdoctoral fellows for a period of up to two years.  Research projects can be laboratory-based or clinical, and can relate to causes, consequences or treatments of diabetes and allied disorders such as obesity. 

FUNDING: The program will award up to $65,000 per year, for a maximum of two years (for a total of $130,000). Start dates in January 2018.  A second year of funding is contingent upon progress made in the first year and other programmatic considerations.

WHO: Applications are submitted by the mentor in conjunction with the potential fellow. 

HOW: To apply, the mentor must complete and submit the following 2017 application form, which includes the following information:                                                                        

Nominee's Name and Degrees:

Current Position:

Date of Birth:      

Education: (institutions and degrees):

Mentor's Name:   

Mentor's Title and Department:

Title of Proposed Project:

Description of Project: (1000 words)

Mentor's Statement of Support: (500 words)

Supplemental Documents: Trainee's NIH format Curriculum Vitae

WHEN: Completed Application Forms and CV must be submitted via E-Mail to Bernadette Spina, bs2839@cumc.columbia.edu, by 9:00 AM on 18 September, 2017. The recipient of the Naomi Berrie Fellowship in Diabetes Research will be announced in November 2017.