Find Funding for Neuroscience Research and Youth Mental Health: Meet Klingenstein Philanthropies (2022)

The Klingenstein Philanthropies is comprised of three foundations whose interests reflect the passions and experiences of the Klingenstein family. Although the focus of each foundation differs, together they aim to improve every person’s health, well-being, and education, particularly those most in need.

Klingenstein Philanthropies will present to Boston University faculty members and postdocs about two of its annual grant programs.

  • The Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience supports early-career PhD and/or MD investigators engaged in basic or clinical research that may lead to a better understanding of neurological and psychiatric disorders. Cellular and molecular neuroscience, neural systems, and translational research are of particular interest. Awards are $300,000 over three years, with applications due February 15, 2023.
  • The Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Fellowship Program supports PhD and/or MD postdoctoral candidates investigating the causes, prevention, and treatment of child and adolescent ADHD and depression. Applicants must have completed all clinical training in psychology, psychiatry, pediatrics, or developmental pediatrics. Fellowships provide $60,000 over 2 years, with applications due January 10, 2023.

Jeremy Nathans, MD, PhD, Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience; Eliot Brenner, PhD, Executive Director & Trustee; and Kathleen Pomerantz, Chief of Operations & Director of Fellowship Programs from Klingenstein Philanthropies will present. In addition, Michael Economo, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering and a recent awardee of the Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience, will share his experiences as an applicant and awardee.

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