List of Distinguished Awards and Prizes

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Title: The Brain Prize

The Brain Prize recognises highly original and influential advances in any area of neuroscience, including fundamental research on molecular, cellular, physiological and pharmacological mechanisms, studies of behaviour and cognition, advances in technology for monitoring the nervous system, translational research on the application of basic knowledge to clinical and other problems of humankind, and clinical research on the causes, treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders.

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Prize Amount: 1 million Euros

Title: NBME John P. Hubbard Award

This award recognizes individuals who have made a significant and sustained contribution to the assessment of professional competency and educational program development at any level along the continuum of medical education and delivery of healthcare.

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Title: The John and Alice Tyler Prize

The John and Alice Tyler Prize is awarded for environmental science, environmental health and energy conferring great benefit upon mankind; and medical discoveries or achievements with such worldwide implications that they significantly benefit environmental aspects of human health.

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Prize Amount: $200,000

Title: Kyoto Prize for Basic Sciences

The Kyoto Prize is an international award to honor those who have contributed significantly to the scientific, cultural, and spiritual betterment of mankind. The Prize is presented in the basic sciences for molecular biology, cell biology, and Neurobiology

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Prize Amount: 50,000,000 Yen

Title: Inbev-Baillet Latour Health Prize

The InBev-Baillet Latour Health Prize differs from many other international science awards in that it seeks not to encourage fundamental research, but rather its most useful applications. As is the case with all prizes awarded by the Fund, its goal is to reward the scientific merits of a person - and not of an institution - and promote the continuation of his/her research. Changing theme each year. The theme for 2016 is infectious diseases.

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Prize Amount: 250,000 Euro

Title: AACR-American Cancer Society Award for Research Excellence in Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

AACR and the American Cancer Society established this award in 1992 to honor outstanding research accomplishments in the fields of cancer epidemiology, biomarkers and prevention.

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Prize Amount: $5,000

Title: AACR Princess Takamatsu Memorial Lectureship

This lectureship will recognize an individual scientist whose novel and significant work has had or may have a far-reaching impact on the detection, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of cancer, and who embodies the dedication of the Princess to multinational collaborations.

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Prize Amount: $10,000

Title: AACR Awards

This award has been established by the American Association for Cancer Research and Eli Lilly and Company to acknowledge and catalyze the growing importance of interdisciplinary teams to the understanding of cancer and/or the translation of research discoveries into clinical cancer applications. Proactive interaction between academic and industry researchers is particularly crucial to continue progress and accelerate drug development.

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Prize Amount: Varies

Title: Marion Spencer Fay Award

This national award, now in its 48th year, is given annually to an outstanding woman physician and/or scientist who has made an exceptionally significant contribution to health care as a practitioner, medical educator, administrator and/or research scientist and who exhibits significant future potential.

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Prize Amount: $10,000

Title: Kavli Prize for Neuroscience

The Kavli Prize in Neuroscience is awarded for outstanding achievement in advancing our knowledge and understanding of the brain and nervous system, including molecular neuroscience, cellular neuroscience, systems neuroscience, neurogenetics, developmental neuroscience, cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, and related facets of the brain and nervous system.The Kavli Prize in Nanoscience is awarded for outstanding achievement in the science and application of the unique physical, chemical, and biological properties of atomic, molecular, macromolecular, and cellular structures and systems that are manifest in the nanometre scale, including molecular self-assembly, nanomaterials, nanoscale instrumentation, nanobiotechnology, macromolecular synthesis, molecular mechanics, and related topics.

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Prize Amount: $1,000,000