The SmartAge Innovative Training Network (ITN) “Gut-brain-axis: Targets for improvement of cognition in the elderly" is recruiting 15 highly motivated PhD students. The offered positions are available with a starting date in March 2021 for a maximum duration of 3 years. The fellowships are funded as part of the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Innovative Training Networks under the European Commission’s H2020 programme.
SmartAge is a European joint venture between academia and industry, providing multidisciplinary scientific expertise, complementary skills, and personal development of young researchers. The SmartAge consortium consists of 11 beneficiaries and 5 partner organisations involving hospitals, universities, research institutes and companies from 10 European Countries: Germany, Austria, France, Sweden, Hungary, Spain, the Netherlands, Ireland, Denmark and Switzerland. The consortium, coordinated by Prof. Dr. Otto W. Witte of the University Hospital Jena, Department of Neurology, Jena, Germany, will conduct cutting-edge research and training in the highly topical and emerging field of research on microbiome gut-brain-interaction with focus on aging.
! Application deadline: 30 November 2020 !
For further information on the SmartAge ITN and the application process, please visit our ITN SmartAge Website or contact Dr. Sigrun Nagel (phone: +49 3641-9 396658; e-mail: ).