The Daniel Bravo Andreu Foundation annually awards three fellowships for stays of three to nine months at prestigious centres with the aim of to promote networks of collaboration in cardiovascular biomedical research of excellence between Catalonia and abroad. In the 2017 call, in exceptional form, Daniel Bravo Andreu Foundation has been granted four fellowships.
Each grant comes with a €3,000 gross monthly allowance, in addition to travel expenses.
Applications are evaluated by a panel of renowned independent specialists and their selection is based on the scientific quality of the proposed research and the evaluation of the applicant, mentor and targeted institution.
2017 Call results
On May 3, the following scientists were awarded a Daniel Bravo Grant through the 2017 Call:
Dra. Rosa Suades, postdoctoral researcher of the Catalan Institute of Cardiovascular Sciencies (ICCC) of the Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, who will stay in the Karolinska Institute (Sweden)
Marco Hernández, doctoral student of the Cardiology Department of the Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, who will stay in the Rangueil University Hospital of Toulouse (France)
Dra. Anna Garcia-Elias, postdoctoral researcher of the Biomedical Research Group on Heart Disease of the Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute (IMIM), who will stay in the Montreal Heart Institute (Canada)
Dra. Marta Guasch, postdoctoral researcher of the Biochemistry and Biotechnology Department of the Rovira i Virgili University (URV), who will stay in the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health