K Awards and Training Programs

Event Time: Tuesday April 24, 2018 8:40 am to 9:10 am
ELA Type: Research Corner
Topic(s): Research Methodology, Education, and History
Director(s): Adam Hartman MD, Nina Schor MD, PhD, FAAN
Description: A session to learn about the many K awards and training options provided for early career professionals, from independent scientist awards to mentored career awards. Audience participation is strongly encouraged. Dr. Schor was named Deputy Director of NINDS in January. She joins NINDS from the University of Rochester where she served as chair of the department of pediatrics and pediatrician-in-chief at Golisano Children’s Hospital. Dr. Schor is a pediatric neurologist whose research has focused on neuroblastoma, and neuronal death caused by oxidative stress. Over her career, Dr. Schor has mentored more than 80 post-doctoral fellows and graduate, medical, and undergraduate students. Dr. Hartman has a background in child neurology and epilepsy. Before joining NINDS, where his focus is pediatric clinical trials, he was an Associate Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He also was Co-Director of the Neurosciences Intensive Care Nursery and Associate Program Director for the Child Neurology residency at Johns Hopkins. His research focus is the treatment of medically intractable epilepsy in childhood.
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