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AFM Call for proposals 4 March 2011
AFM, 12 January 2011

This INTERNATIONAL call for proposals aims to support research which will

A. Lead to a better fundamental understanding of the neuromuscular system
B. Encourage the development of therapies for neuromuscular diseases and rare genetic diseases
C. Improve care and quality of life of patients with neuromuscular diseases

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION AND NOTIFICATION DATE:
March 4, 2011 - notification expected mid-July 2011

TYPES OF FINANCING:
This Call for Proposals is open to both French and foreign groups.
• TRAMPOLINE GRANTS: This one-year award is intended to support - new investigators entering the field of neuromuscular diseases, - investigators early in their science careers and - established neuromuscular researchers who will propose innovative projects which do not require preliminary data. This award is available for a maximum of ONE YEAR for a total amount of 50,000 EUROS maximum
• RESEARCH PROJECTS for one year, renewable for a second year
• PhD FELLOWSHIPS
• POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIPS for one 1 year, renewable for a second year

For application forms: see http://www.afm-france.org/afm-english_version/ewb_pages/m/moreinfo-researchers-callforproposals.php

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