2021 Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Award Nomination Form

The Nomination deadline has passed. Submissions are not longer being accepted. 

*Please submit all requested documents with this application. Documents that may not be required will be indiciated as 'optional" or " If available".  Incomplete applications will not be considered or reviewed".* 

 

Purpose

The Derek Denny-Brown Young Neurological Scholar Award, ANA’s highest and most prestigious award, recognizes early- to mid-career neurologists and neuroscientists. This award honors those neurologists and neuroscientists in the first 10 years of their career at the assistant/associate faculty (equivalent) level who have made outstanding basic and clinical scientific advances toward the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and cure of neurological diseases.

Awards

The Honorary Membership and Awards Committee can make up to a total of three (3) awards in the following three areas:

  • Physician-Scientist - Basic
  • Physician-Scientist - Clinical
  • Neuroscientist – relevant to disease

Eligible Candidates

Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Current membership in the ANA
  • Faculty in your first 10 years at the assistant/associate faculty (equivalent) level
  • Actively working in the field of academic neurology or neuroscience

 

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

Not eligible

  • Full professor is not eligible
  • Previous awardees

Requirements

Nomination forms must include all of the following:

  1. Two Letters
    • Letter of nomination from a Senior Neuroscience colleague citing the nominee's research portfolio and trajectory for major contributions to the field, including the number of first and last authored peer-reviewed publication
    • Seconding letter, preferably from an individual outside of the nominee's institution
  2. Nominee’s CV
  3. NIH Biosketch (Optional and does not substitute for the CV)
  4. Research Description: a summation of the nominee’s research (max 1 page) that includes citing three (3) recent publications and/or abstracts highlighting the nominee's research success

It is my honor to nominate:

Nominee's Information
The submitter of the nomination must confirm that the nominee is a current member of the ANA as part of eligibility requirements. .
Submitter Information
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Nomination letter from a Senior Neuroscience colleague citing the nominees research portfolio and trajectory for major contributions to the field, including number of first and last authored peer-reviewed publications
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Second letter of recommendation, preferably from and individual outside the nominee's institution
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NIH Biosketch - optional but is not a substitute for a CV
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A summation of the nominee’s research (max 1 page) that includes citing three (3) recent publications and/or abstracts highlighting the nominees research success
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