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ISHR-ES – Servier Research Fellowship 2018 awarded to Dr. Francesca Bortolotti

The 2018 ISHR-ES/Servier Research Fellowship will be awarded to Dr. Francesca Bortolotti (Trieste, Italy) during the ISHR-European section Congress in Amsterdam (Nederland) which will take place from July 16th to 19th, 2018.

Dr. Bortolotti submitted a project “AAV-based, in vivo functional selection of the murine secretome to identify factors involved in human ES-derived cardiomyocytes engraftment in vivo” which will be carried out in Italy at the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (Trieste, Italy).

The International Society for Heart Research-European Section (ISHR-ES)/Servier Research Fellowship is aimed at fostering the integration of European cardiovascular research. A 30 000 € grant is offered every year by Servier in partnership with the ISHR-ES to support a cardiovascular research project within a European research group for a period of up to 1 year.

Eligibility: applicants should be 35 years of age or less. Applicants must have received their PhD between December 2015 and December 2018 and be a paid ISHR-ES member at time of application deadline.

The planned research project is to be completed within one year and should be presented at the 2019 ISHR World Congress (June 3-6, 2019, Beijing, China).


Next deadline for applications: December 17th, 2018.


More information is available on the ISHR Website.