The is issued annually in the amount of $75,000. The funding period is for one year.
The purpose of the Branislav Radovancevic Memorial Fellowship Grant award is to encourage scholarly clinical work in mechanical circulatory support worldwide, to facilitate scientific exchange regarding MCS, and to provide advanced scholarly clinical training in mechanical circulatory support and total artificial heart therapy. Dr. Radovancevic, a long-time member of ISHLT, was devoted to the encouragement of scientific collaboration among physicians and scientists engaged in mechanical circulatory support. This award is intended to encourage others to continue his efforts.
Funding for this award is provided by Thoratec in memory of ISHLT member Branislav (Brano) Radovancevic.