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Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (28/03/2013 03.35)

Epigenetic modulation of eating disorders and obesity: searching for new pharmacotherapies

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The significance of epigenetic mechanisms in the progression of eating disorders (ED) and obesity in animal models. The following animal models will be adopted:

binge eating model based on cycles of food restrictions/refeeding and stress; a model of yohimbine-induced relapse of high fat food seeking; a model of diet induced obesity.

In collaboration with a specialized laboratory in epigenetic studies, to identify how, where and which epigenetic modifications may take place and may account for diseases progression in the different animal models.

To identify new medications with potential in the treatment of ED and obesity and that could be rapidly moved into clinic.

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Research Fields

Pharmacological sciences

Eligibility criteria

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Programme Description
Number of awards per year1
International mobility required ?no
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programmehttp://www.unicam.it/servizi_online/cerca_bandi.asp
Fellowship's Details
Career StageEarly stage researcher or 0-4 yrs (Post graduate)
Research ProfileNot defined
Total amount per fellowship per year26.000
Currencyeuro
Covers salaryyes
Covers travel and subsistenceno
Maximum duration of fellowship36
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Application deadline

05/04/2013

Other fellowship details
Fellowship ID

50270

Funding organisation / Contacts
Università degli studi di Camerino - MIUR

Public research
Camerino - Italy
www.unicam.it
E-mails
laura.lesti@unicam.itannamaria.antonini@unicam.it

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