Funds Marie-Thérèse De Lava and Robert Schneider
Grant to encourage geriatricians to develop their research career
What is it about?
The Fund Marie-Thérèse De Lava and the Fund Robert Schneider wish to foster research in geriatric medicine, which plays an increasing role in health care. Both Funds aim to encourage high level researchers to develop their career by combining scientific research in geriatrics with clinical practice.The support of max. 140.000 € over a period of 3 years, should enable a promising researcher in geriatrics to develop his own research line and to anchor his longer-term research vision. The research will focus on improving health, well-being and quality of life of older adults. Please note that the final application has to be done completely online. Annexes should be joined.
University Center of Geriatrics, Saint-Elisabeth Hospital, Antwerp
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