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Doctoral Award Sarah Penalver Gorsd

The Sarah Penalver Gorsd doctoral grant offers a doctoral contract within the doctoral program in Oncology of Sorbonne University in collaboration with the SIRIC Curamus and the Institut du Cerveau (ICM), in order to support any innovative research project allowing to improve the prevention, the diagnosis, the prognosis, the treatment, the management and/or the personalized follow-up of patients with leptomeningeal cancer.

The objective of the doctoral program in Oncology, with the support of the University Institute of Oncology AP-HP. Sorbonne University (IUC), is to create a synergy between the actors of Sorbonne University involved in research, teaching and care of patients with cancer and to promote the emergence of a dedicated research community centered within the IUC.

Sorbonne University’s interdisciplinary doctoral programs aim to develop and support research areas that go beyond the disciplinary field of a single doctoral school. These programs contribute to the emergence of a community of young researchers trained at the frontiers of knowledge and disciplines. Doctoral students recruited into these programs are attached to and monitored by the doctoral school to which their thesis director is affiliated.


The selection process for candidates is threefold:
– Validation of a research project by a doctoral school of Sorbonne University then sending it before May 8, 2022 to
with the following e-mail title: Doctoral Program in Oncology, doctoral allocation SPG IUC AP-HP Sorbonne University
– Pre-selection of doctoral research projects by the program’s scientific committee. Pre-selected projects will be put online on May 23, 2022.
– Application of the students on the projects, attribution of the doctoral allowance on hearing of the candidates by a jury of experts with results on June 3, 2022


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