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First SPRINT call has nine selected proposals

First SPRINT call has nine selected proposals

Strategy promote the collaboration of researchers from the State of São Paulo with partners in other countries (photo:FAPESP)

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) announces the result of the first call for proposals for the SPRINT - São Paulo Researchers in International Collaboration, a strategy designed to encourage and promote the advancement of scientific research through the engagement of researchers affiliated with research institutions in the State of São Paulo with researcher partners abroad.

The objective of the call is to promote the engagement of researchers affiliated to institutions of higher education and research in the State of São Paulo in partnership with researchers abroad in order to: further develop qualitatively the ongoing research projects; and work cooperatively aiming the elaboration of joint research projects of medium and long term.

FAPESP will provide the selected proposals with funds for travel (air tickets), health insurance and living allowances for researchers from the State of São Paulo that will visit the partner institution.

Selected proposals:



Fernando Ribeiro Gomes
Instituto de Biociências / USP

Inna Sokolova
University of North Carolina – Charlotte

Effects of extreme seasonality on metabolism and immunity of amphibians in a tropical semi-arid zone

Nº do processo FAPESP: 2014/50643-8

Rafael Henrique Nobrega
Instituto de Biociências de Botucatu / Unesp

Manfred Scharlt
University of Wurzburg / BAYLAT

The role of AMH signaling on medaka sex differentiation and gametogenesis

Nº do processo FAPESP: 2014/50602-0

Celso Moura Rebello
Inst. Israelita Ensino Pesquisa Albert Einstein / Sbibae

Willian Tarnow-Mordi
University of Sydney

A workshop in San Paulo to plan an international cluster crossover randomised trial of the comparative effectiveness of two probiotics in preventin necrotizing enterocolitis in neonatalintensive care units

Nº do processo FAPESP: 2014/50639-0

Fabio Santos de Lyra
Fac. Ciências Tecnologia Presidente Prudente / Unesp

Paulo Ferreira
University of Sydney

A multicultural project to investigate the relationship between obesity, physical activity, and low back pain

Nº do processo FAPESP: 2014/50672-8

Lais Helena Camacho Navarro
Fac. Medicina Botucatu / Unesp

Manuela Ferreira
University of Sydney

Cardiovascular complications of surgery for musculoskeletal conditions

Nº do processo FAPESP: 2014/50674-0
Leonardo Oliveira Pena Costa
Universidade Cidade de São Paulo - Unicid

Christopher G. Maher
University of Sydney
Efficacy of the McKenzie method in patients with chronic no-specific low back pain: a randomised placebo controlled trial

Nº do processo FAPESP: 2014/50638-4

Valmor Roberto Mastelaro
Instituto de Física de São Carlos / USP

Dorian Hanaor
University of Sydney

Surface structures in doped perovskite ceramics

Nº do processo FAPESP: 2014/50641-5

Alexandre da Costa Pereira
Inst. Coração do Hosp. Clinicas São Paulo / SSSP

Christine Seidman
Harvard Medical School

Molecular genetics of inherited cardiomyopathies

Nº do processo FAPESP: 2014/50582-9

Edilamar Menezes de Oliveira
Esc. Educação Física Esporte / USP

Michael Ian Phillips
Keck Graduate Institute of Applied Life Sciences

A new therapeutic approach to arterial repair and regeneration by exercise training and micrornas targeted to vasorin

Nº do processo FAPESP: 2014/50673-4

The call for proposals is published at: