Neuronal Calcium Channels in Disease
Human Research Potential - Research Training Network
Welcome to the home page of Neuronal Calcium Channel Research Training Network. We are addressing the roles of L- and P/Q-type Ca2+ channels in several human diseases. In particular, we are interested in:
The Educational Resource website on Calcium Channels can be accessed from here.
Our Research Training Network is supported by the European Community as part of the programme: ‘Improving the Human Research Potential and the Socio-Economic Knowledge Base’. We apply clinical, genetic, physiological, behavioural and anatomical research methods.
If you would like to join this network as a pre- or post-doctoral researcher, you may be eligible to apply for one of approximately 7 positions available. There are three criteria that have to be satisfied:
(a) You have to be 35 or under by the time of appointment (allowances will be made for compulsory military service or child-care).
You are only eligible to apply to a laboratory in a country other than where
you have been resident for more than 12 months of the last two years before
appointment. This means, for instance, that if you have been working or
studying in the
These eligibility rules are imposed by the EC, and cannot be violated.
If you think you are eligible to apply, then you should approach one of the following host laboratories:
Joerg Striessnig, Institute for
Centro San Raffaele del Monte Tabor, Milano
or Stefania Battistini Department of Neurological Sciences,
University of Siena, (clinical genetics) (Website)( Positions offered)
Please go to the relevant website to find out what is being offered in each laboratory. Young researchers funded by this scheme will have the opportunity to attend network meetings and to spend time in other laboratories, including Merck, Sharp & Dohme.