Translational Research

Vilcek Prize For Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

The Vilcek Foundation will award three prizes of $50,000 each to young foreign-born biomedical scientists who demonstrate outstanding early achievement. Eligible work may be in basic, applied, and/or translational biomedical science. 

Prize Amount: 
50,000
Nomination Deadline: 
06/01/2019

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.

AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award

AAAS and Science Translational Medicine invite applications for the inaugural AAAS Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award. This annual award, funded by an endowment established through a generous bequest from Martin L. Wachtel, will honor an early-career investigator who has performed outstanding work in the field of cancer research. Entrants must have received their Ph.D. or M.D. within the last 10 years. The award winner will be invited to deliver a public lecture on his or her research and will receive a cash award of $25,000.

Prize Amount: 
$25,000
Nomination Deadline: 
03/01/2019

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.

Basser Global Prize

The Basser Global Prize has been established to honor a vision ary scientist who has conceptually advanced BRCA1/2 related research that has led to improvements in clinical care. The prize will be considered for a broad range of basic, translational and clinical BRCA1/2 cancer researchers worldwide. Outstanding candidates will be those whose research has produced seminal advances in the field and who continue to drive BRCA1/2 related research towards the ultimate goal of mitigating the adverse impact of deleterious BRCA1/2 and related mutations.

Prize Amount: 
$200,000
Nomination Deadline: 
07/01/2019

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.

Lemelson MIT Prize

The $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize recognizes individuals who translate their ideas into inventions and innovations that improve the world in which we live. Nominees are eligible within twenty-five years of receiving their Bachelor Degrees

Prize Amount: 
$500,000
Nomination Deadline: 
11/01/2018

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

Pezcoller Foundation-AACR International Award for Cancer Research

The prestigious Pezcoller Foundation–AACR International Award for Cancer Research was established in 1997 to annually recognize a scientist of international renown: - who has made a major scientific discovery in basic cancer research OR who has made significant contributions to translational cancer research; -who continues to be active in cancer research and has a record of recent, noteworthy publications; and -whose ongoing work holds promise for continued substantive contributions to progress in the field of cancer.

Prize Amount: 
75,000 Euros
Nomination Deadline: 
08/01/2019

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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