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NASA ?Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards in Space Health

By SpaceRef Editor
October 31, 2017
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Houston, TX (Oct. 31, 2017) – The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRI for Space Health), led byBaylor College of Medicine, has awarded postdoctoral fellowships to four outstanding early career scientists. Each grantee will conduct a two-year project designed to safeguard and enhance astronaut health during deep space exploration missions.
“TRI for Space Health supports research as well as the education of the next generation of space life scientists. We received many strong proposals and are thrilled to welcome our inaugural class of postdoctoral fellows,” said Dr.Dorit Donoviel, interim director of the institute and associate professor at the Center for Space Medicine at Baylor.
For the complete list of recipients, please see​.

The mission of the Translational Research Institute for Space Health at Baylor is to lead a national effort in translating cutting-edge terrestrial research into applied risk mitigation strategies for the human exploration of deep space. The institute was founded in 2016 and works in partnership with NASA’s Human Research Program through a cooperative agreement. The institute is a consortium led by Baylor and includes the California Institute of Technology and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
To learn more about the institute go to TRI for Space Health.
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