Space Health Institute Awards Postdoctoral Fellowships

Status Report From: NASA HQ
Posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2018

The Translational Research Institute for Space Health (TRISH), led by Baylor College of Medicine, has awarded postdoctoral fellowships to two outstanding early career scientists. Each awardee will conduct a two-year project that addresses challenges to astronaut health during deep space exploration missions. 


“TRISH supports cutting-edge research as well as the career development of the next generation of space life scientists,” said Dr. Dorit Donoviel, director of the Translational Research Institute for Space Health.


Additional information on the awards can be found at:


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. 


Learn more about the Translational Research Institute for Space Health.


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