Update on the Jorge Paulo Lemann Harvard Medical School

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Update on the Jorge Paulo Lemann
Harvard Medical School
Cardiovascular Fellowship at
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Recife, Brazil
67th Brazilian Congress of Cardiology
16 September 2012
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Aims
❤This fellowship will support full time
training in cardiovascular research for
physicians or medical scientists who
have a commitment from their home
institution and convincing possibilities
for developing a research career upon
return to Brazil.
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Stipend Levels:
❤ The amount of the award will be
commensurate with the postdoctoral
training scale of the U.S. National
Institutes of Health. For current salary
levels
seehttp://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/not
ice-files/NOT-OD-12-033.html
❤ The candidate will need to be responsible
for travel and living expenses.
National Research Service Award (NRSA)
Stipends for Fiscal Year 2012
USD 3272-4515 per month; health
insurance and other benefits are provided
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-12-033.html
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Eligibility requirements:
❤An important part of the selection process
is the clear and express official commitment
of a Brazilian Institution with a research
infrastructure to provide a position for the
candidate after his or her return to Brazil
and provide support for cardiovascular
research, including, if possible, protection of
a portion of his or her professional effort
exclusively for research.
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Eligibility requirements:
❤The candidate him or
herself must demonstrate a
commitment to research,
presented in a brief written
statement of career goals.
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Eligibility criteria:
1) Applicants must meet these requirements to be eligible for
this Fellowship:
a. Physicians (MD) having undertaken a residency in internal
medicine or cardiology.
b. Scientists with a PhD in cardiovascular or allied research.
2) Preference will be given to candidates who have
demonstrated involvement and commitment to
cardiovascular research. Early career researchers will be
given priority.
3) Candidates who have already performed a research
fellowship in the United States are not eligible to compete for
the award.
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Documents needed for application
1) Curriculum vitæ of the candidate.
2) Letter from a Brazilian institution with a research
infrastructure indicating commitment to the candidate's
career, describing the steps that will be taken to support
their research, such as providing financial resources and
facilities for research, and protecting time for the
candidate to perform research upon return to Brazil.
3) A personal statement by the candidate describing their
interest in cardiovascular research and how the Lemann
Fellowship would help in his or her career.
4) Three letters of reference.
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Selection Process:
The selection will be conducted by a Committee of
faculty members of Brigham and Women's Hospital,
Cardiovascular Division chaired by Prof. Peter Libby.
The Fellowship will be managed and administered
by the Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and
Women's Hospital in coordination with Harvard
Medical School. The Fellows will be provided with a
benefit package from Brigham and Women’s
Hospital.
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
• Downloadable application form
available at
http://www.brighamandwomens.org/c
vcenter/Lemann_Fellowship.aspx
• The documents required for the
application should be scanned and
submitted as PDFs with the application
form.
http://www.brighamandwomens.org/cvce
nter/Lemann_Fellowship.aspx
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
• Only applications written in English will
be accepted, and must be sent
electronically by e-mail:
[email protected] and
received by 17:00 on 12/31/2012.
• For further information, contact David
Lynn at [email protected]
or by telephone: 617-525-4351.
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Fourth Cycle Call:
❤Deadline: December 31, 2012 (by
17:00)
❤Number of awards available: 1 or
2
❤Beginning of the Fellowship:
Between March and July 2013
❤Duration of Grant: 2 years
Current and Past
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellows
❤Julio Flavio Marchini
❤Ayumi Miakawa
❤Márcio Sommers Bittencourt
❤Marina Moreira
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Important points:
❤Open competition - all candidates
have equal consideration
❤We seek diversity, both
geographical and institutional
❤Fellows are fully integrated with
the >100 research fellows in the
Brigham Cardiovascular Division
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Important points:
❤The award will not support
clinical practice training, BUT
we encourage applicants with
interest in either clinical or
basic research training
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Important points:
❤The research done in Boston
can be used for a Doutorado
Sanduiche thesis, pending
pre-arrangement with the
Brazilian institution.
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
Important points:
❤Applicants need not identify
a research mentor a priori: Dr.
Libby will help match the
fellows with the appropriate
laboratories or projects
Jorge Paulo Lemann Cardiovascular
Research Postdoctoral Fellowship
❤The BWH web site describes
the range of faculty mentors
and research available to
Lemann Fellows:
http://www.brighamandwomens.org/r
esearch/depts/medicine/cardiovascular
/default.aspx
http://www.brighamandwomens.org/research/
depts/medicine/cardiovascular/default.aspx
Cardioavscular
Division Brigham &
Women’s Hospital
87 Faculty
~25 core “clinical”
fellows
147 fellows overall
Brigham & Women’s
Hospital Cardiovascular
Clinical Research
TIMI (Braunwald, et al.)
Preventive medicine (Ridker
et al.) WHS, HPS,JUPITER
Pfeffer/Solomon (SAVE,
PEACE, VALIANT, TREAT etc.)
Brigham & Women’s
Hospital Cardiovascular
Clinical Research
HCRI: Laura Mauri
Dual antiplatelet trial
(DAPT), MassDAC
Registries on DES
etc.
Brigham & Women’s
Hospital Cardiovascular
Basic Research
Vascular:
Gimbrone, Libby,
Loscalzo, Michel , Lee,
Plutzky
Brigham & Women’s
Hospital Cardiovascular
Basic Research
Myocardial/Genetics:
Seidmans, Lee, Macrae
Brigham & Women’s
Hospital Cardiovascular
Basic Research
Regenerative:
P Anversa, RT Lee
A teaching affiliate of Harvard
Shapiro
Cardiovascular
Center
Update on the Jorge Paulo Lemann
Harvard Medical School
Cardiovascular Fellowship at
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Recife, Brazil
67th Brazilian Congress of Cardiology
16 September 2012

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