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Victor McKusick Fellows

This award is for $150,000 for an MD and $100,000 for a PhD, over 2 years. It is designed to support postdoctoral fellows embarking on a scientific career in biomedical research related to Marfan syndrome or any of the genetic aorta or vascular conditions that are within the Foundation’s scope of interest.  Fellows up to postgraduate year six are eligible.  During the fellowship phase, the applicant is required to work with a mentor who can provide a training environment conducive to beginning a career in this field. 


Application Deadline: January 31, 2024

Announcement of Awards: May 24, 2024

Funding Available: July 1, 2024

Fellowship award is based on proposal evaluation by our Scientific Advisory Board and the approval of our Board of Directors. 

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