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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (03/03/2013 03.35)

Effect of ionizing radiations on the biology of human and mouse mesenchymal stem cells.

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Exposure of Ionizing Radiation (IR) induces DNA damage that may either trigger a neoplastic transformation of target cells or impair their activity triggering senescence and/or apoptosis. Cell senescence, in particular that occurring in stem cell compartments, is considered deleterious because it contributed to decrements in tissue renewal and function. On the other side, senescence may arrest the uncontrolled growth of transformed stem cells and protect organisms from cancer. We want to evaluate if low doses of IR may significantly affect the biology of mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) either altering their stemness and differentiation capability and/or triggering transformation phenomena.

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Research Fields

Medical sciences


Programme Description
Annual budget19412
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.unina2.it/index.php?option=com_content&view=category&layout=blog&id=195&Itemid=690
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfileNot defined
Total amount per fellowship per year19412
Currencyeuro
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Application deadline

29/03/2013

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

48946

EU Research Framework Programme

FP7/Other

Funding organisation / Contacts
Seconda Università degli Studi di Napoli

Public research
Caserta - Italy
http://www.unina2.it/index.php
E-mails
ufficio.ricerca@unina2.it

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