The MNC administers the Greek-Australian Travel Fellowship, in addition to the Nikolaos and Dimitra Pantelis Travelling Scholarship
GREEK - AUSTRALIAN TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP
With the generous support of Servier Laboratories Australia, the MNC established the first Greek-Australian travelling fellowship in Neuropsychiatry in 2016.
These fellowships will support promising young clinical researchers from Greece to participate in important clinical research. Taking place at The Royal Melbourne Hospital and Sunshine Hospital, the aims of these fellowships include but are not limited to:
Gaining experience in neuropsychiatric clinical and biological research.
Publish research in journals with high impact.
Develop expertise in research projects.
Facilitate development as a leader in neuropsychiatric research.
Collaborative on-going initiatives between major centres in Greece and Melbourne.
Donate now and give Greek researchers a helping hand. Your donation will develop promising young clinical researchers into tomorrow’s neuropsychiatry leaders.
100% of donations are allocated to MNC / the specific project. All donations of $2 or more are tax deductible.
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Prof Christos Pantelis (MNC), Dr Rigas Soldatos (2019 Fellow in schizophrenia), Dr Ioanna Pachi (2019 Fellow in Parkinson’s disease), Dr Stefanos Dimitrakopoulos (inaugural Greek-Australian Fellowship recipient, 2017-2018), Prof Nikos Stefanos (University of Athens).
Dr Soldatos will work with Prof Pantelis and Prof Stefanis (Athens) using machine learning to examine patients with treatment-resistant schizophrenia.
Dr Pachi will work with Prof Dennis Velakoulis and Prof Leonidas Stefanis (Athens) to investigate the genetics of Parkinson’s disease.
NIKOLAOS AND DIMITRA PANTELIS
The University of Melbourne received a donation from Professor Christos Pantelis and Mrs Kimberley Pantelis to establish The Nikolaos and Dimitra Pantelis Travelling Scholarship in honour of Christos’ parents. The Travelling Scholarship will support one or more students undertaking schizophrenia research within the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Melbourne.
The scholarship is available to a PhD student or early career researcher undertaking schizophrenia research within the Department of Psychiatry to present at a national or international conference; and/or to work in an internationally recognised laboratory.
Recipients are selected based on the following criteria:
Potential to make a significant contribution to schizophrenia research and approaches.
A capacity to communicate complex ideas and theory, and to undertake research in a clinical setting.
2018 - Dr Ye Tian
2019 - Cassandra Wannan