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*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".*
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.
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 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.
- Full professor is not eligible
- Previous awardees
Nomination forms must include all of the following:
- 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
- Nominee’s CV
- NIH Biosketch (Optional and does not substitute for the CV)
- 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