September 2014
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 September, October and November


SEPTEMBER

American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
The Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research
http://www.aacr.org/home/scientists/scientific-achievement-awards/pezcoller-aacr-international-award.aspx
Recognizes individuals who have made a major scientific discovery in basic cancer research OR who have made significant contributions to translational cancer research.
Amount of award: $75,000
Deadline: 9/10/14

John and Alice Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement
http://www.usc.edu/dept/LAS/tylerprize/nominate.html
Prizes are awarded for any one of the following: the protection, maintenance, improvement or understanding of an ecological or an environmental condition anywhere in the world; the discovery, further development, improvement, or understanding of known or new sources of energy; medical discoveries or achievement with such worldwide implications that they significantly benefit environmental aspects of human health.
Self nominations are not accepted.
Amount of award: $200,000
Deadline: 9/12/14

Hans Neurath Award of the Protein Society
http://www.proteinsociety.org/protein-society-awards/nominations/
Recognizes an individual who has made a recent contribution of unusual merit to basic research in the field of protein science, including but not restricted to the chemistry, design, folding, structure, or biological function or proteins.
Amount of award: $15,000
Deadline: 9/22/14

InBev-Baillet Latour Health Prize
http://www.inbevbailletlatour.com/index.cfm?ee=3|336
Category changes yearly. The 2015 theme is "Metabolic Diseases". The Prize is awarded to a scientist active in biomedical research and/or its practical applications for human health.
Amount of award: Euro 150,000
Deadline: 9/30/14


OCTOBER

Dickson Prize in Medicine
http://www.dicksonprize.pitt.edu/
Awarded by the University of Pittsburgh to the leading American investigator in biomedical research. Strong preference for researchers doing pioneering, paradigm-shifting work that is not yet highly rewarded as it undoubtedly will be someday.
Amount of award: $50,000
Deadline: 10/01/14

Gairdner Foundation International Award
http://www.gairdner.org/awards
The Awards are for basic biomedical and clinical research and recognize and reward individuals whose seminal discoveries and major scientific contributions constitute tangible and significant achievement in biomedical sciences
Amount of award: $30,000CN
Deadline: 10/1/14

Pierre Galletti Award
http://www.aimbe.org/awards/pierre-galletti-award/
Presented by the American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering in recognition of contributions to public awareness of medical and biological engineering and to the promotion of the national interest in science, engineering, and education.
Amount of award: $2,500
Deadline: 10/22/14

Ho-Am Prize
http://hoamprize.samsungfoundation.org/eng/recom/summary.asp
The Ho-Am Foundation in South Korea awards this prize in five categories: Science, Engineering, Medicine, The Arts, and Community Service.
Amount of prize: $275,000
Deadline: 10/31/14

March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology
http://www.marchofdimes.com/research/infanthealthresearch_prizeinbiology.html
Awarded to investigators whose research has profoundly advanced the science that underlies our understanding of birth defects.
Amount of award: $250,000
Deadline: 10/31/14


NOVEMBER

Passano Foundation Award
http://passanofoundation.org/
Presented to a research physician who has made an exceptional contribution to the advancement of clinical science.
For nomination information and more details on the award, contact the foundation by phone (410-825 0994) or email (passanofoundation@verizon.net)
Deadline: 11/1/14

Warren Alpert Foundation Prize
http://warrenalpert.org/foundation/
Awarded to one or more scientists who have made significant discoveries leading to the prevention, cure or treatment of a disease or disorder that afflicts humankind.
Amount of award: $100,000
Deadline: 11/1/14

Shaw Prize
http://www.shawprize.org/
The Prize honors individuals who have achieved significant breakthrough in academic and scientific research or application, and whose work has resulted in a positive and profound impact on mankind.
Amount of award: $1,000,000
Deadline: 11/17/14



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September 2014 articles:
Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website
Current Classes
"Interinstitutional Assurance" Agreement (between Johns Hopkins and a company receiving an NIH research award)
Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
Pancreatic Cancer Research Pilot Project Funding Available
Microsoft Faculty Research Fellowship for 2015
Allen Distinguished Investigators Program - Life Science Focus 2014
2014 Martin D. Abeloff Award For Excellence in Public Health and Cancer Control
2014 PCF Global Treatment Sciences (GTSN) Challenge Award For Lethal Prostate Cancer
Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Program
Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program
Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program for 2015
Dean's Research Integrity Lectures

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