NIH-NPF Translational Medicine Fellowship

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is seeking fellowship applications intend to train and support the next generation of clinical and translational scientists focused on research and patient care in psoriatic disease.

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Physicians completing this fellowship program will be poised to develop their own psoriatic disease research and clinical programs which will result in better treatments, better health outcomes and, ultimately, a cure for patients living with psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Fellows accepted into the program will conduct the entire duration of this fellowship at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute in Bethesda, Maryland. 


Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowships must take place at the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute. Fellowship applicants must hold an MD, DO, or Ph.D. degree.

Budget and Project Period

Applicants may request up to $100,000 (direct cost only) per year. The total project period for the application submitted is one year.


Research plans must be structured and contain the following sections: specific aims, background and significance, preliminary data/studies, experiment design. This summary should take the form of a specific aims page. The research plan is not to exceed five pages, excluding references.


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