2019 Grass Foundation - ANA Award in Neuroscience

2019 Nomination Form

DEADLINE: Friday, March 29, 2019

 

Purpose

The Grass Foundation- ANA Award in Neuroscience was established in 2007 to recognize outstanding young physician-scientists conducting research in basic or clinical neuroscience. The Grass Foundation was established in 1955 by Albert and Ellen Grass to advance research and education in neuroscience, with a special focus on investigators early in their careers. 

Eligible Candidates

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Current membership in the ANA
  • Physician-scientist neurology faculty members early in their careers (MD or MD, PhD) 
  • Faculty who are less than 5 years out of postgraduate training
  • Actively working in field of academic neurology or neuroscience

Not Eligible Candidates

  • Full professor is not eligible
  • Previous awardees

Candidates who have submitted unsuccessfully in the past may reapply. Self-nominations are encouraged. 

The Membership, Honorary, and Awards Committee is not required to make the award each year if there is not an outstanding candidate.

Prize

The awardee will receive:

  • $1,000 honorarium
  • inclusion in the scientific program of the ANA’s Annual Meeting as either a poster or platform presenter
  • gratis Annual Meeting registration
  • up to $1,500 travel reimbursement
  • a commemorative plaque

Requirements

Complete nominations must include the following:

  1. Nomination letter from Senior Neuroscience colleague detailing the nominee’s early achievements and career trajectory in neuroscience research
  2. Nominee’s CV
  3. Research Description: a summation of the nominee’s research (max 1 page) that identifies tops areas of research and includes no more than links to 3 papers. Abstracts are acceptable.    
  4. Completed nomination form
Submitter Information

It is my honor to nominate:

Nominee Information
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Nomination letter from Senior Neuroscience colleague detailing the nominee’s early achievements and career trajectory in neuroscience research
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A summation of the nominee’s research (max 1 page) that identifies tops areas of research and includes no more than links to 3 papers. Abstracts are acceptable.
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