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Harvard Medical School Postdoctoral Fellowship
in Translational Aging Research‏



2013 Postdoctoral Positions in Translational Aging Research
Harvard Medical School

Three postdoctoral positions are available for the “Translational Research in Aging Training Program” at Harvard Medical School and affiliated institutions, starting between June and September, 2013. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Two years of support are provided through an NIA-funded National Research Service Award (T32) for salary, mentored research activities, coursework, and seminars. Trainees may also apply for loan forgiveness. Areas of research that span basic science, clinical, and health care topics in aging include:

Biology of aging
Cerebrovascular and vascular aging
Delirium and dementia
Depression and mental health
Epidemiology, genetics and nutritional aspects of bone and muscle
Gait, balance, foot biomechanics and falls
Health disparities
Mitochondrial mutations
Palliative Care / Health Policy
Skeletal imaging

Faculty mentors are available through a number of HMS affiliates. Examples of the faculty and their research interests may be found at:



Candidates should submit a CV and Letter of Intent (1-2 pages) electronically by December 19, 2012 to: Lois Hartsough, lhartsou@bidmc.harvard.edu

The Letter of Intent should include the applicant’s area of research interest and the mentor if one has been identified. Qualified applicants who do not have a mentor at Harvard Medical School will be matched with potential mentors for preparation of a full proposal which will be due in February 2013.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School are Equal Opportunity Employers. Women and minorities are particularly encouraged to apply




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