Training Grant

2024 PNS Training Grant Submission is Open

Application Deadline: 31 January 2024

In alignment with their mission, one of the goals of the Peripheral Nerve Society is to help researchers’ careers and foster excellence in peripheral nerve research including clinical, translational, and basic science.

This grant will support:

  • A junior clinical investigator to acquire or consolidate expertise in clinical observational studies, clinical outcome measures and/or in clinical diagnostic and therapeutic development.
  • A junior scientist or junior clinician scientist to develop expertise and knowledge in peripheral nerve research by answering key questions in Schwann cell/axonal biology and/or by elucidating relevant disease pathomechanisms.


Who is Eligible to Apply

  • All applicants must have a documented interest in and commitment to peripheral neuropathy research.
  • Candidates who hold an MD or PhD or MD, PhD, or equivalent degree (e.g., neurology trainee with a documented interest in peripheral neuropathies) or candidates with less than 3 years of a faculty position are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants who are in the process of defending their doctoral thesis but who have not yet formally been awarded the doctoral degree will also be considered eligible to apply.
  • The applicant must conduct the training in a center/institution where he/she has NOT been trained in previously. This includes institutions that are under the umbrella of another institution (ie. Mass General and Mass General Bringham).
  • Those awarded a grant will be required to become a PNS member.


If you are interested in applying, visit the Training Grant page, learn more about the application process, identify a PNS mentor, and apply by Wednesday, 31 January 2024.


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