PhD fellowships from Kindness for Kids foundation in collaboration with EuroBioBank and RD-Connect
Kindness for Kids is a charitable foundation with the objective to improve the quality of life of children affected by rare diseases. The foundation provides social support to the children and their families by organizing vacation camps throughout Germany. On the other hand, kindness for kids funds scientific research to develop new therapies as well as to improve health care provision for those affected.
The foundation announces a PhD fellowship to contribute to therapy development for rare paediatric diseases. Kindness for kids is looking for a PhD project that develops or tests a new treatment, identifies therapeutic targets or employs a screening platform in the area of rare paediatric diseases using in vitro experiments. For the project to be eligible, patient biomaterials from EuroBioBank and/or RD-Connect should be used in the study. Students that plan to conduct their PhD at a European university are eligible to apply.
The application deadline is June 15th 2015.