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04-21-2010, 12:46 AM
Postdoctoral Research Opportunity in
Cerebrovascular and Neuromuscular Mechanisms of Falls

We are seeking an MD or PhD with strong research potential and a commitment to an academic career in aging research, for a 2 -year research fellowship focused on cerebrovascular and/or neuromuscular mechanisms of falls. The fellow will join a productive clinical laboratory investigating cerebral blood flow regulation, vascular function, postural control, gait, and aging in a multidisciplinary research institute affiliated with Harvard Medical School. They will have access to a large population database containing extensive longitudinal data on risk factors for falls. They will participate in weekly laboratory meetings, conferences, and collaborative projects at the Institute for Aging Research, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and other Harvard-affiliated teaching hospitals. This position is supported by an NIA-funded T32 National Research Service Award devoted to training in translational research in aging. The Award provides salary support, course tuition, a travel stipend, and opportunities for loan forgiveness. Interested candidates should contact Dr. Lewis Lipsitz, MD, Director, Institute for Aging Research, Hebrew SeniorLife, 1200 Centre Street, Boston, MA 02131, Phone: 617-971-5313, Email: SabrinaCarretie@hrca.harvard.edu .


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