This year we were especially happy to receive so many good applications and are happy to announce that we could select the below grantees for an entire support of 81 months (instead of 72 as usual).
The Research Fellowship website was updated, giving the interested applicants a deeper insight into the selection process and useful tips how to prepare your application, plus other interesting features.
We also want to encourage those who were not selected this year to try again in the next year.
It is a great pleasure to introduce the recipients of the Research Fellowship 2021: (in alphabetical order)
Research Training Fellowship:
Riccardo Currò from Italy was selected for his project: “Molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis of RFC1 repeat expansions in canvas and sensory neuropathy” which he will carry out at the Department of Molecular Neuroscience, UCL Institute of Neurology, National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London, UK under the supervision of Prof. Henry Houlden.
Gianfranco De Stefano from Italy was selected for his project: “A neuroimaging study of trigeminal nerve root and central somatosensory nervous system in patients with classical trigeminal neuralgia” which he will carry out at the Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool, UK under the supervision of Dr Bernhard Frank.
Pauline Dumez from France was selected for her project: “Study of an experimental model of Neurolisteriosis induced by L. monocytogenes: characterization of clinical, biological, histopathological parameters and therapeutic issues” which she will carry out at the Neuroinfection Laboratory, Institute for Infectious Diseases, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland under the supervision of Professors Stephen Leib and Denis Grandgirard.
Irina Filchenko from Russia was selected for her project: “The role of sleep-disordered breathing in the evolution of cognitive functioning after ischemic stroke” which she will carry out at the Department of Neurology, Inselspital, University of Bern under the supervision of Prof. Claudio Bassetti and Dr Simone Duss.
Pegah Masrori from Belgium was selected for her project: “The role of innate and adaptive immune system in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis” which she will carry out at the Neuroinflammation research group at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE), Bonn, Germany under the supervision of Prof.Michael Heneka.
Jacopo Pasquini from Italy was selected for his project: “A multimodal imaging study to improve initial diagnostic accuracy of Multiple System Atrophy” which he will carry out at the Clinical Aging Research Unit, Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK under the supervision of Prof. Nicola Pavese.
Gabriela Rodrigo Stevens from Spain was selected for her project: “Neuro-modulation approaches for episodic and chronic cluster headache: assessing therapeutic effects with fMRI” which she will carry out at the Headache Group, Department of Basic and Clinical Neuroscience, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience King’s College, London, UK under the supervision of Prof. Peter Goadsby.
Research Experience Fellowship:
Tatia Aprasidze from Georgia was selected for her project: “Neuroimaging outcome predictors of childhood arterial ischemic stroke” which she will carry out at the Department of Neuropaediatrics, Development and Rehabilitation, University Children’s Hospital, Bern, Switzerland under the supervision of Prof. Maja Steinlin.
Francesca Beretta from Italy was selected for her project: “Role of
miR-30e-5p as a prognostic biomarker in myasthenia gravis” which she will carry out at the Department of Neuroscience, Clinical Neurophysiology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden under the supervision of Prof. Anna Rostedt Punga.
Aurora Semerano from Italy was selected for her project: “Modeling stroke in mice to dissect post-stroke inflammation: training and perfectioning on an experimental murine stroke model” which she will carry out at the Institute of biomedical investigations “August Pi i Sunyer” (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, Spain under the supervision of Prof. Anna M. Planas.