Clinical Research

The Ludwig von Sallmann Prize

Ludwig von Sallmann was a distinguished international ophthalmologist and ophthalmic investigator who served on the staffs of Vienna, Peking and Columbia Universities and the Ophthalmology Branch of the former National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Blindness at the National Institutes of Health. His wife, Henrietta von Sallmann, established a trust fund to award, in his memory, a cash prize every two years to an individual who has distinguished himself or herself by making a significant contribution to vision research and ophthalmology.

Prize Amount: 
$50,000

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research.

The Harvey Prize

The Harvey Prize rewards excellence by recognizing breakthroughs in science and technology. The monetary Prize is a banner of recognition for men and women who have truly contributed to the progress of humanity. No less, however, the Prize is a source of inspiration. Serving as stimulus, the award urges scientists and scholars forward to further accomplishment.

Prize Amount: 
$75,000

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research.

The Pierre Galletti Award-American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

The award is presented to an individual in recognition of his/her contributions to public awareness of medical and biological engineering, and to the promotion of the national interest in science, engineering and education. The Galletti Award is the highest honor that AIMBE bestows on an individual.

Prize Amount: 
$10,000
Nomination Deadline: 
11/15/2013

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research.

Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Awards

These Awards will honor four scientists, whose outstanding research in the life sciences is contributing to progress in global public health, specifically in the following fields:

Prize Amount: 
75,000-155,000 Euros

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research

Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research

The Albany Medical Center Prize has been created to provide national and international recognition to a physician, biomedical scientist, or group of physicians or scientists, who have made extraordinary and sustained leadership contributions to improving healthcare and patient care; or who have successfully pursued innovative biomedical research with demonstrated translational benefits applied to improved patient care.

Prize Amount: 
$500,000

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research

Shaw Prize in Life Science and Medicine

Discoveries in the biomedical sciences and innovations in clinical medicine have led to significant victories in our longstanding war against illness and suffering. With the mapping of the entire human genome, we are now closer to the understanding of the mechanisms of life, aging, illness and death, opening up exciting new opportunities for advances in therapeutics. Novel insights in the life science and technological advances in medicine will result in better health and an improved quality of life for the human race in the new century.

Prize Amount: 
$1,000,000

In cases where only one nominee may be nominated from an institution, the Dean's office may form an ad hoc committee to identify candidates.

Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine

In 1989, the Alfred Heineken Fondsen Foundation established a biennial prize to be awarded to a pioneering medical researcher. The prize is also funded by the Foundation.

Prize Amount: 
$200,000
Nomination Deadline: 
10/15/2015

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research

Passano Award

The Passano Foundation, established in 1945, provides an annual award of (USD) $50,000. The recognition honors U.S.-based research that leads to real-world applications in clinical medicine.

Prize Amount: 
$150,000
Nomination Deadline: 
09/01/2021

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research

Sheikh Hamdan International Awards for Medical Sciences

The major deciding factor will be a research breakthrough in the subject selected for the award, having the potential to have a major impact on healthcare delivery. These could be through the invention of novel surgical equipment or technique, the discovery of a new mode of therapy or new drugs that lead to a decrease in mortality and /or morbidity related to a particular surgical procedure or disease. Theme changes each year 

Prize Amount: 
$81,000

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research

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.

Prize Amount: 
$10,000
Nomination Deadline: 
08/01/2021

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research

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