Fellowship & Grant details

Fellowship posted by Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (10/08/2013 02.38)

* To decipher the optimal management of systemic sclerosis (DeSScipher)

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The project aims to contribute actively to the development and rapid dissemination at national and international guidelines for the diagnosis and management of patients with systemic sclerosis (SSc), in order to improve clinical practice in the management of the disease in patients , both in children and adults, to facilitate early diagnosis and prevention of organ manifestations and then take an appropriate treatment. Lo study also aims to improve both the quality of life in SSc, addressing functional deficits caused from digital ulcers and arthritis, or organ complications even life-threatening such as interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension and severe heart disease. The study is important to compare the results of regimens for prevention and treatment in SSc and to define outcome measures appropriate for SSc

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Research Fields

Medical sciences - Medicine

Eligibility criteria

Degree in Medicine and Surgery

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 ?yes
Eligible destination country/ies for fellowsItaly
Eligibility of fellows: country/ies of residenceAll
Eligibility of fellows: nationality/iesAll
Website of Fellowship Programme
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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Application deadline


Other fellowship details


EU Research Framework Programme


Funding organisation / Contacts
UNIVERSITA’ DEGLI STUDI DI FIRENZE – Dipartimento Medicina Sperimentale e Clinica

Public research
Firenze - Italy