Detall de la convocatòria


Objectiu de la convocatòria
The main target of the Fondation Jerome Lejeune, a non profit foundation, is research into genetic diseases with intellectual disability.
Característiques principals
If you are a researcher investigating on Down syndrome and other intellectual disability from genetic origin appearing in early childhood, the Scientific Advisory Board of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation invites you to submit your research project aiming at deciphering the pathophysiology of the cognitive deficits of patients, especially those (up to 50% of the total amount of the global grant) with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) and linked pathologies as well as knowledge of the chromosome 21.
Clinical research projects will be also reviewed as a matter of priority.
Other selected projects related to other rare abnormalities such as fragile X, cri du chat, Rett, Williams-Beuren, Prader-Willi, Angelman, Smith-Magenis and other syndromes, will not exceed 50% of the total amount of the global grant.
Autism not linked to above diseases is out of this call for grants.
Every type of research can be considered, e.g. from molecular biology to clinical pharmacology to neuropsychology.
Lloc de presentació
El personal de l'IMIM i PSMAR que necessiteu més informació adreceu-vos a:
Servei de Recerca. C/ Doctor Aiguader, 88. 08003-Barcelona. Tel.: 93.316.04.00.
Carol Barnwell: Ext.1670
Marta López:, Ext.: 1576
Convocatòria (URL)
Within the range of EUR 20 000 per year. Clinical projects could benefit from more funding.
1 or 2 years
Please fill in the online application form (Heading: "Apply for a grant”) on


Apply for a Grant - Fondation Lejeune.pdf
SAMPLE-Application-VersionAnglaise-2017b (2).pdf