AUSiMED 2019 Neuro-immunological Fellowship

at Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center, Israel

Australia Israel Medical Research’s (AUSiMED) is offering an exciting Neuro-immunology fellowship commencing in 2019, in the world leading Unit of Neuro-immunology and Center of Multiple Sclerosis at Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center in Jerusalem, for an Australian medical science PhD student.

Duration: 3 – 6 months

Qualifications: Applicants should be:

  • advanced PhD students in the field of medical science or in the MBBS/MD-PhD pathway; or medical doctors; and
  • have an interest in the field of neuro-immunology.

Expression of Interest:

EOI’s should be emailed by 17th April, 2019 to:

Please include: a cover letter and your CV (including two referees)

Costs covered by the Fellowship:

Return airfare (economy) plus a bursary for living expenses

Scope of the Fellowship

The Fellowship provides training under the supervision of Professor Demitrios Karussis, Director of the Center for MS and Head of theMesenchymal Stem Cells Lab, and Professor Tamir Ben Hur, Chairman, Department of Neurology at Hadassah-Hebrew University Medical Center. Training opportunities include:

  • basic techniques of stem cell preparation and culture used in Hadassah’s advanced technologies and clinical trials for patients with MS and ALS;
  • laboratory immunological tests used for the diagnosis and follow up of patients with neuro-immunological diseases; and
  • stem cells and neurodegeneration research

Candidates with clinical training will also have opportunities to:

  • learn techniques for injection of stem cell therapy to MS patients; and
  • participate in specialty clinics involved in diagnosis, treatment and follow up of MS patients

For further information please contact Dr Karen Teshuva: | Ph: 03 9272 5699