Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (06/12/2012 02.37)


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The study project will focus on two main aspects: 1. A pahes II clinical trial on the use of the JAK2 inhibitor Ruxolitinib in patients with splanchnic vein thrombosis associated with mieloproliferative neoplasms; the SVT-RUXO is an investigator-initiated trial, coordinated by our center that includes 5 Italian contributing units, whose main aims are the evaluation of the safety and efficacy of Ruxolitinib. Cellular and molecular exploratory endpoints are also included. 2. An international prospective study (MEASURE trial) aiming at the measure of a predetermined set of parameters focused on the clinical symptoms and parameters associated with the quality of life in patients with mieloproliferative neoplasms. Patients under conventional treatment or participating to controlled clinical trial will be enrolled as well as. Main objectives are the evaluation of the burden of the disease at baseline and the effects of therapy, particularly of novel JAK2 inhibitors

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Research Fields

Medical sciences - Medicine

Eligibility criteria

Degree VO, and / or Science, and / or Degree in Biotechnology af address of Medical Biotechnology - Documented experience of activities related to the clinical trials.

Selection process

The competition will be carried out by an evaluation of titles and examination, by means of an interview

Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
Annual budget23000
Frequency of calls1 anno
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
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Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfilesNot defined
Employment contract with full social securityyes
Total amount per fellowship per year23000
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Covers research costsno
Maximum duration of fellowship12
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Funding organisation / Contacts
UNIVERSITA’ DEGLI STUDI DI FIRENZE – Dipartimento di Area Critica Medico Chirurgica

Public research
Firenze - Italy