NIH Summer Research Program
*Deadline to submit completed application is: 5:00pm on February 6, 2017
The objective of the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis NIH Neurotrauma Summer Research Experience is to expand and diversify the next generation of scientists in the clinically relevant yet underrepresented field of Neurotrauma. Students involved in the proposed program will not only be exposed practically and theoretically to scientific research, but will also participate in cutting edge, NIH-funded projects that could have significant impact on the field of Neurotrauma and the US healthcare system.
Schedule and Stipend: Students will be expected to work full-time (40hrs per week) beginning May 22 thru July 28, 2017. Compensation is based on funding provided to the program.
Applicants: All applicants must be considered an “Undergraduate” student by May 22, 2017 and be a U.S. Citizen or resident alien status with a current green card.
*Students will be notified of the panel’s decision no later than March 31, 2017
For additional information, please contact Maria Chagoyen at 305-243-7108
USBJI Career Development and Grant Mentoring Program -Young Investigators
The United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) and Bone and Joint Canada are dedicated to increasing research of musculoskeletal diseases. The USBJI has developed a grant mentoring program to provide early-career investigators an opportunity to work with experienced researchers in our field to assist them in securing funding and other survival skills required for pursuing an academic career.
Neilsen Foundation Announcement
The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is pleased to announce the re-naming of the Quality of Life portfolio to Creating Opportunity and Independence. This change comes as a means to better reflect the intent of the Neilsen Foundation’s programmatic efforts. The funding priorities for this portfolio will not change. The Neilsen Foundation will continue to support innovative projects to improve independence for individuals with spinal cord injury. The six areas of emphasis will remain: assistive technology. Read More
Pediatric SCI Research Study
Pediatric physiatrists, pediatricians, physical therapists, or occupational therapists with at least 2 years of experience treating children with spinal cord injury are invited to participate in a study on Neuromuscular Recovery Scale for Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury. More information
North American Spine Society Research Funding Available
The North American Spine Society (NASS) is the leading multidisciplinary medical organization representing caregivers and research scientists in the field of spinal disorders. NASS supports basic, clinical and translational science performed with integrity. The goal is to improve quality spine care for patients and understanding of underlying disorders. NASS membership is not required to apply for funding.
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