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Clinical Research Training for the Prenatal-Neonatal Brain

Children's National Hospital, Washington, District of Columbia

Position Description:

The Prenatal Pediatrics Institute and the Developing Brain Institute at Children’s National Hospital are soliciting applications for a postdoctoral fellowship supported by a T32 Training grant through NICHD, entitled Clinical Research Training for the Prenatal-Neonatal Brain. The goal of this T32 training program is to provide multidisciplinary research training in prenatal-neonatal clinical neuroscience. The fellowship will train future leaders by instilling in them:
  • an in-depth understanding of the developing prenatal-neonatal brain in healthy and high-risk pregnancies;
  • expertise in advanced diagnostic techniques for the brain and placenta; and
  • the necessary skills to ask critical questions with the scientific rigor that will be necessary for the development of future independent research careers.

Qualifications:

The fellowship is available to postdoctoral scientists with MD, DO, PhD or MD/PhD degrees, with an established clinical-research focus on the developing brain. This 2-year fellowship currently has openings available starting in both July 2021 and 2022.

Duration of Award:

2-year fellowship (with option of a 3rd year)

Trainees must be:
citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States;
lawfully admitted for permanent residence by training appointment date.

To Apply:

For more information on the position and to apply online, please visit this website.

For additional information, contact:
Dr. Catherine Limperopoulos climpero@childrensnational.org
Dr. Adré du Plessis adupless@childrensnational.org