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Call for application PhD in Translational Medicine 2024/25

he submission deadline for the online application is May 7, 2024, at 12.00 p.m. (Midday, Italian time)


Positions available

n. 5 positions funded by Scuola Sant'Anna,

Additional positions:

n. 1 position funded by Fondazione Pisana per la Scienza ONLUS, for project proposals falling in the area "Detection and characterization of biomarkers associated with oncological and cardiovascular diseases".

n. 1 position funded by Istituto di Fisiologia Clinica - CNR, for project proposals falling in the area: "Innovative PET imaging approaches to tackle the digestive system and microbiomics in type 2 diabetes and obesity".


The number of positions may be increased if further funding becomes available.

Besides the standard PhD program, the Tuscany Foundation "Gabriele Monasterio" – FTGM, in collaboration with the Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, offers a scientific-clinical track as part of the Ph.D. Programme in Translational Medicine. Eligible candidates to the scientific clinical track are Ph.D. students in Translational Medicine who hold a medical degree, the Italian “abilitazione all'esercizio della professione di medico chirurgo” and a specialty degree in one of the FTGM clinical areas, plus their research projects must be of FTGM interest. Scuola, in agreement with the FTGM, determines the annual number of positions available for the scientific-clinical track. The Ph.D. students applying for the scientific-clinical track will be evaluated and selected by a Commission formed by four experts two designated by the Ph.D. Faculty Board and two by FTGM. The Ph.D. students admitted to the scientific-clinical track shall receive a scholarship supplement as compensation for their clinical activities.

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