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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

Prize Amount: 
Varies
Nomination Deadline: 
01/17/2018

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.

Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine

The annual Ross Prize in Molecular Medicine is established in conjunction with the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and Molecular Medicine. The winner will be an active investigator having produced innovative, paradigm-shifting research that is worthy of significant and broad attention in the field of molecular medicine. We expect this individual will continue to garner recognition in future years, and that their current accomplishments reflect a rapidly rising career trajectory of discovery and invention.

Prize Amount: 
$50,000
Nomination Deadline: 
10/07/2017

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.

Ilse & Helmut Wachter-Award

The award is given for exceptional scientific achievements in all fields of medicine and is open to scientists of all nationalities. The winner will be determined by the Organs of the Foundation from worldwide nominations; self-nominations will not be accepted. Nominations must be in writing and must include the curriculum vitae of the nominee, a list of his/her most important publications and a detailed report of the relevance of the scientific achievement, which is to be honoured.

Prize Amount: 
15,000 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.

Franklin Institute Awards

The Benjamin Franklin Medals are awarded annually and span seven disciplines of science: chemistry, computer and cognitive science, earth and environmental science, electrical engineering, life science, mechanical engineering, and physics. Nominations for the Benjamin Franklin Medals are accepted on a rolling basis.The Bower Award and Prize for Achievement in Science is presented in a predetermined field of interest chosen each year.

Prize Amount: 
Varies
Nomination Deadline: 
05/31/2018

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 Keio Medical Science Prize

The Keio Medical Science Prize gives recognition to the outstanding and creative achievements of researchers in the fields of medicine and life sciences, in particular those contributing to scientific developments in medicine. It aims to promote worldwide advances in medicine and life sciences, to encourage the expansion of researcher networks throughout the world, and to contribute to the well-being of humankind.

Prize Amount: 
10 million Yen (~$110,000 USD)
Nomination Deadline: 
03/10/2018
Past Due Date: 
03/28/2012

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.

Wolf Prize

Since 1978, five or six prizes have been awarded annually in the Sciences. Prize fields comprise: Agriculture, Chemistry, Mathematics, Medicine and Physics. The prize in each field consists of a certificate and a monetary award of $100,000. In the event of two or three recipients sharing the prize, the honorarium is divided equally. 

Prize Amount: 
$100,000
Nomination Deadline: 
08/31/2017

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.

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