List of Distinguished Awards and Prizes

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Title: Peter Gruber Foundation Genetics Prize

The Genetics Prize is presented to a leading scientist, or up to three, in recognition of groundbreaking contributions to any realm of genetics research.

Nomination Deadline: 12/14/2018
Past Due Date: 12/15/2017
Prize Amount: $500,000

Title: Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience

The Edward M. Scolnick Prize Neuroscience is awarded annually by the McGovern Institute to recognize outstanding advances in the field of neuroscience. The prize, which is endowed through a gift from Merck to the McGovern Institute, consists of a $100,000 award, plus an inscribed gift. The recipient of the Scolnick Prize presents a public lecture at the McGovern Insitute for Brain Research in the spring of 2013. A gala dinner for the recipient and invited guests follows the prize lecture.Candidates for the award must be nominated by individuals affiliated with universities, hospitals, medicals schools, or research institutes, with a background in neuroscience.

Nomination Deadline: 12/14/2018
Past Due Date: 12/15/2017
Prize Amount: $100,000

Title: Gruber Neuroscience Prize

Nominations for the Neuroscience Prize are invited annually and may be submitted by individuals, organizations, and institutions that are active in or have an appreciation for contemporary neuroscience research and study.Who may be nominated?Individuals from anywhere in the world who have conducted highly distinguished research in the field of the brain, spinal cord, or peripheral nervous system.

Nomination Deadline: 12/14/2018
Past Due Date: 12/15/2017
Prize Amount: $500,000

Title: Antonio Champalimaud Vision Award

The award is given alternately between contributions to overall vision research (even numbered years) and contributions to the alleviation of visual problems, primarily in developing countries (odd numbered years). The recipients of the award are productive laboratories/organisations or collaborative efforts and this may involve groups from more than one institution or discipline.

Nomination Deadline: 12/28/2018
Past Due Date: 12/29/2017
Prize Amount: 1,000,000 Euros

Title: Alfred W. Bressler Prize in Vision Science

The Bressler Prize recognizes a professional in the field of vision science or opthamology whose leadership, research and service have resulted in important advancements in the treatment of eye disease or rehabilitation of persons with vision loss.

Nomination Deadline: 12/31/2018
Past Due Date: 12/29/2017
Prize Amount: $50,000

Title: Clinical Research Forum Top 10 Clinical Research Achievements Award

Recognizing the need to celebrate our nation's accomplishments that involve both innovation and impact upon human disease, the Clinical Research Forum has established a national competition to determine ten outstanding Clinical Research Accomplishments in the United States annually.Types of projects included Patient-oriented (mechanisms of human disease, therapeutic interventions, clinical trials,development of new technologies), epidemiological, behavioral, outcomes, health services and human physiology research projects.

Nomination Deadline: 01/01/2019
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: Citation

Title: Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize from Biology or Biochemistry

Each year, the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize has been awarded by Columbia University for outstanding basic research in the fields of biology or biochemistry.

Nomination Deadline: 01/01/2019
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: Undisclosed honorarium and citation

Title: Welch Award in Chemistry

The purpose of The Welch Award in Chemistry is to foster and encourage basic chemical research and to recognize, in a substantial manner, the value of chemical research contributions for the benefit of mankind.Any person can be considered for the award who has made important chemical research contributions which have had a significant, positive influence on mankind.  The award is intended to recognize contributions that have not previously been rewarded in a similar manner.

Nomination Deadline: 01/01/2019
Past Due Date: 01/30/2015
Prize Amount: $300,000

Title: AAMC David E. Rogers Award

The award recognizes a medical school faculty member who has made major contributions to improving the health and health care of the American people.

Nomination Deadline: 01/01/2019
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: $10,000

Title: AAMC Distinguished Research in the Biomedical Science Award

The award recognizes outstanding clinical or laboratory research by a medical school faculty member related to health and disease that has contributed to the substance of medicine

Nomination Deadline: 01/01/2019
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: $5,000