Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Muscular Dystrophy: The program is cosponsored by the American Academy of Neurology, American Brain Foundation, & Muscular Dystrophy Association

Application Deadline: October 1, 2016

This is a new 2-year fellowship program to support clinical researchers training in muscular dystrophy. The award aims to recognize the importance of good clinical research & encourage their investigators in clinical studies.


  1. The fellowship will consist of a commitment of $55,000 / year for 2 years, plus a $10,000 per year stipend to support education and research-related costs.
  2. Supplementation of the award with other grants or fellowship institution is permissible, but fellows should not accept other fellowships, similar awards, or have another source of support for more than 50 percent of their research salary during the first year of the Clinical Research Training Fellowship.


  1. Select ‘Research Training Scholar (Fellowship)*
  2. Select ‘Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Muscular Dystrophy*
  3. Select ‘Apply now*
  4. Please submit only one application.
  5. The review committee will consider your application for all of the applicable fellowships.


  1. Application deadline: October 1.2016
  2. Notification of recipients: January 2017:
  3. Funding begins: July 1,2017

Required materials for application:

Submit one complete set of the following application materials online at the link below:

  1. Letter of nomination from the chair of the department of neurology, including assurance that clinical service responsibilities will be restricted to no more than 20 percent of the fellow’s time.
  2. Three-page research plan, including brief statements of aims, background, & contemplated approaches to methodology and data. The research plan should be written by the applicant and should represent his/her original work.
  3. Current curriculum vitae (CV).
  4. Two letters of reference supporting the applicant’s potential for a clinical, academic

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