List of Distinguished Awards and Prizes

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Title: Massachusetts Medical Society Awards

The Massachusetts Medical Society and its Committee on Recognition Awards are currently seeking nominations for the MMS Awards Program.  Information about the many MMS awards currently being offered is listed below:Deadline for Submission of Nominations for the following awards vary:MMS Lifetime Achievement Award

Nomination Deadline: 01/17/2018
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: Varies

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: 01/27/2018
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: 01/27/2018
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: $5,000

Title: AAMC Abraham Flexner Award

The Flexner Award is granted annually to an individual for extraordinary contributions to the medical education community. The Flexner Award recognizes the highest standards in medical education and honors individuals whose impact on medical education is national in scope.Presentation of the Flexner award and a prize of $10,000 will be made at the AAMC annual meeting.

Nomination Deadline: 01/27/2018
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: $10,000

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: 01/29/2018
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: 01/31/2018
Past Due Date: 01/30/2015
Prize Amount: $300,000

Title: Barancik Prize for Innovation in MS Research

The Barancik Prize for Innovation in Multiple Sclerosis Research recognizes an exceptional scientist or a team of scientists whose work in MS research has demonstrated outstanding innovation and originality. This annual prize, made possible by the generosity of the Charles and Margery Barancik SO Foundation, is $100,000 to be used at the discretion of the recipient.

Nomination Deadline: 01/31/2018
Past Due Date: 01/29/2016
Prize Amount: $100,000

Title: Lasker Debakey Clinical Medical Research Award

The Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award honors investigators whose contributions have improved the clinical treatment of patients.

Nomination Deadline: 02/01/2018
Past Due Date: 02/02/2015
Prize Amount: $250,000

Title: Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science

The Lasker~Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science honors scientists whose contributions to research are of unique magnitude and have immeasurable influence on the course of science, health, or medicine, and whose professional careers have engendered within the biomedical community the deepest feelings of awe and respect.

Nomination Deadline: 02/01/2018
Past Due Date: 02/01/2012
Prize Amount: $250,000

Title: Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award

The Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award honors scientists whose fundamental investigations have provided techniques, information, or concepts contributing to the elimination of major causes of disability and death.

Nomination Deadline: 02/01/2018
Past Due Date: 02/02/2015
Prize Amount: $250,000