February 2011
PRIZE OPPORTUNITIES - Back

We have compiled a listing of prize opportunities. To view the complete list, please click here: http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/research/ora/funding/tools/prize_opportunities.
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Upcoming Deadlines for February, March and April


FEBRUARY

Japan Prize
http://www.japanprize.jp/en/prize.html
Category changes yearly. In 2011, the prize will be awarded to honor achievements that bring about remarkable progress in science and technology in the fields of "bioscience and medical science," and make an outstanding contribution to society in the treatment of diseases or the improvement of human health through the understanding of biofunctions, creation or promulgation of new medical technologies, or the development or production of new pharmaceuticals.
Amount of award: 50 million yen
Deadline: 2/28/11; Prize is awarded in January of following year


MARCH

Judson Daland Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Investigation
Awarded by the American Philosophical Society, this prize recognizes outstanding achievement in patient-oriented research.
Amount of award: $20,000
Deadline: 3/15/11

Keio Medical Science Prize
http://www.ms-fund.keio.ac.jp/prize/index.html
The Keio Medical Science Prize is awarded to researchers in recognition of their outstanding achievements in the field of medical sciences or life sciences in the hope that it will ultimately contribute to the peace and prosperity of humankind.
Amount of award: 20 million yen (conversion approx.= $180,310 US)
Deadline: 3/18/11

Louis and Artur Lucian Award
http://www.mcgill.ca/lucianaward/
This award honors outstanding research in the field of circulatory diseases by a scientific investigator or group of investigators whose contribution to knowledge in this field is deemed worthy of special recognition.
Amount of award: $50,000 (Canadian)
Deadline: 3/25/11

National Medal of Technology
http://www.uspto.gov/nmti/
The Medal is given annually to individuals, teams, and/or companies/divisions for their outstanding contributions to the Nation's economic, environmental and social well-being through the development and commercialization of technology products, processes and concepts; technological innovation; and development of the Nation's technological manpower.
Deadline: 3/31/11

Robert Bing Prize
http://www.samw.ch/en/Research/Prize-Robert-Bing.html
Awarded every two years to young scientists (age 45 and under) who have done outstanding work which has helped in the recognition, treatment and cure of neurological diseases who will be encouraged by this prize to do further research.
Deadline: 3/31/11


APRIL

Maxwell Finland Award for Scientific Achievement
Awarded by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases; recognizes scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the understanding of infectious diseases or public health. Some of the criteria on which selection is based include: excellence in clinical and/or research activities, participation in the training of future leaders in the field, positive impact on the health of humankind.
Deadline: 4/23/11

National Medal of Science
https://www.fastlane.nsf.gov/honawards/medalHome.do;jsessionid=
a2303125961124680389809

The Nation's highest honor for scientists and engineers, this Presidential Award is given to individuals "deserving of special recognition by reason of their outstanding contributions to knowledge in the physical, biological, mathematical, or engineering sciences."
Deadline: 4/28/11

Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research
http://www.mskcc.org/mskcc/html/53983.cfm
Recognizes significant contributions to the basic understanding and treatment of cancer. This is the first major prize for most of the winners, who are no more than 45 years old. Awarded every two years; no award in 2008.
Amount of award: $150,000
Deadline: 4/30/11


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February 2011 articles:
Seminar Series
Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
NCCN 2011 Young Investigator Award (YIA) Program for Physicians, Scientists, and Nurses
Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research
Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering Program for 2011
HERA Foundation Ovarian Cancer Outside-the-box (OSB1) Seed Grant for 2011

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