The PhD Programme in Molecular and Experimental Medicine is now open!

We are pleased to announce that it is now possible to apply for the 3-year PhD Programme in Molecular and Experimental Medicine (MEM) organized by Humanitas University in partnership with Università degli Studi di Palermo and the Italian National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche), starting on 1 January 2017.

The MEM PhD Programme is coordinated by Alberto MantovaniSee here the complete Academic Board.

The aim of the programme is to provide training in various fields of life sciences and molecular medicine offering access to state-of-the-art technology and clinical case lists for translational studies. 

There are 12 positions available, 9 of which covered by scholarships. Find out more about the research topics.

The number of positions and/or scholarships may increase if additional funding becomes available before the starting of the programme.

The admission process is now open. Eligible candidates can apply exclusively online through MyPORTAL by September 15, 2016 at 23.59 (Italian time).

For more information please visit the PhD website or contact


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