Call for Applications: Connie & Jim Brown Early Stage Investigator Award in Myoclonus-Dystonia

The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) is seeking applications for the Connie and Jim Brown Early Stage Investigator Award in Myoclonus-Dystonia (M-D). The purpose of the award is to support young investigators interested in developing careers in basic or clinical research in M-D. The goal of this Award is to facilitate career development for early stage investigators interested in all aspect of M-D.

Early Stage Investigators who have completed their terminal research degree or end of post-graduate clinical training within the past 10 years and are employed by a domestic or foreign non-profit or for-profit institution are eligible to apply.

The award will support a researcher for two years with a budget not to exceed $75,000 per year. A letter of intent is required by January 18, 2021.

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The Dystonia Medical Research Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to advancing research for improved dystonia treatments and ultimately a cure, promoting awareness, and supporting the well-being of affected individuals and families.