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Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Norbert Freinkel Award

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Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Norbert Freinkel Award

This lecture award is given in memory of Norbert Freinkel, a dedicated and insightful investigator, as well as gifted writer to honor a researcher who has made outstanding contributions to the field of diabetes and pregnancy.

Criteria for Selection: In recognition of outstanding contributions (including scientific publications and presentations) to the understanding and treatment of diabetes and pregnancy. Nominee will be recognized for national and/or international contributions to the field of diabetes in pregnancy. Nominee must be an active American Diabetes Association member. MD or PhD degree or equivalent. Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for Award. Contributions as an American Diabetes Association volunteer and to the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Lecture/Publication of Lecture: Recipient will deliver the Norbert Freinkel Award Lecture at the 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston, Massachusetts; June 5-9, 2015. Offered the opportunity to publish lecture in an American Diabetes Association scientific journal.

Honorarium/Travel/Registration: The recipient receives a $1,000 honorarium. Award includes complimentary hotel accommodations for up to 3-nights within an Association hotel block and one round-trip coach airfare. Includes one complimentary registration to Scientific Sessions.

2015 Nomination/Submission Process: 2015 Nominations must be submitted using the new electronic nomination form. Submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, July 25, 2014. Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association. Nominations from the membership of the Pregnancy & Reproductive Health Interest Group in particular are encouraged and will be solicited.

All Frienkel Award nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:

-- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words), signed by no more than 3 individuals, will be accepted. Letter of nomination should address criteria for selection.

-- Nominee’s biography

-- Please include nominee’s CV with career and publication highlights, as well as documentation of teaching and mentorship must also be included.

Questions? Contact Mary Merkin, Senior Manager, Scientific and Medical, by email at mmerkin@diabetes.org or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.

Selection:

Nominations are reviewed and scored by selected experts from the Pregnancy & Reproductive Health Interest Group and past award recipients of the Freinkel Award.

The selection process is reviewed and supported by the National Medicine, Science and Health Care Awards Committee. The nominee is approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association.

Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Edwin Bierman Award

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Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Edwin Bierman Award

This lecture is awarded in honor of the memory of Edwin L. Bierman, MD. Dr. Bierman was an exemplary scientist, mentor and leader in the field of diabetes, obesity, hyperlipidemia and atherosclerosis.

The award and lecture recognizes a leading scientist in the field of macrovascular complications and contributing risk factors in diabetes. Dr. Bierman is most notably remembered for his work on the physiologic and nutritional regulation of lipoprotein metabolism and the nature of lipid and lipoprotein disorders particularly in obesity and diabetes, and especially as these relate to atherosclerosis. He was also a pioneer using human cultured cells to study atherosclerosis. Dr. Bierman founded one of the leading journals in the area of atherosclerosis, namely Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, and had a major impact on our understanding of diabetes and macrovascular disease.

Criteria for Selection: To recognize a leading scientist who has made outstanding contributions in the field of macrovascular complications and the management and treatment of diabetes. Nominee will be recognized for national and/or international contributions to the field of research on diabetes complications. Nominee must be an active American Diabetes Association member. MD or PhD degree or equivalent. Both US and non-US residents are eligible for Award. Contributions as an American Diabetes Association volunteer and to the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Lecture/Publication of Lecture: Recipient will deliver the Edwin Bierman Award Lecture at the 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston, Massachusetts; June 5-9, 2015. Offered the opportunity to publish lecture in an American Diabetes Association scientific journal.

Honorarium/Travel/Registration: The recipient receives a $1,000 honorarium. Award includes complimentary hotel accommodations for up to 3-nights within an Association hotel block and one round-trip coach airfare. Includes one complimentary registration to Scientific Sessions.

2015 Nomination/Submission Process: 2015 Nominations must be submitted using the new electronic nomination form. All submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, July 25, 2014. Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association. Nominations from the membership of the Complications Interest Group in particular are encouraged to submit nominations.

All Edwin Bierman Award nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:

-- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words), signed by no more than 3 individuals, will be accepted. Letter of nomination should address criteria for selection.

-- Nominee’s biography

-- Please include nominee’s CV with career and publication highlights, as well as documentation of teaching and mentorship must also be included.

Questions? Contact Mary Merkin, Senior Manager, Scientific and Medical, by email at mmerkin@diabetes.org or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.

Selection: The recipient is chosen by a selection committee comprised of the chair current chair of the Complications Interest Group and former Bierman Award recipients. The selection committee will review and discuss all nominations and select the recipient on the basis of outstanding contributions to the field of macrovascular complications in the knowledge, management and treatment of diabetes. The selection process is reviewed and supported by the National Medicine, Science and Health Care Awards Committee. The nominee is approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association.

Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Kelly M. West Award

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Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Kelly M. West Award

Award Profile: Given in memory of Kelly M. West, widely regarded as the “father of diabetes epidemiology”, to an individual who has made significant contributions to the field of diabetes epidemiology.

Criteria for Selection: Principal criteria for selection process: impact of scientific publications and presentations at scientific meetings related to the epidemiology of diabetes. Also, national and international stature in the field of diabetes epidemiology. Also, impact as a teacher and mentor will also be taken into consideration. MD, PhD, or MPH degree or equivalent is required. Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for award. Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international diabetes organizations and the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Lecture/Publication of Lecture: Recipient will deliver the Kelly West Award Lecture at the 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston, Massachusetts; June 5-9, 2015. Offered the opportunity to publish lecture in an American Diabetes Association scientific journal.

Honorarium/Travel/Registration: The recipient receives a $3,000 honorarium. Award includes two round-trip coach airfares and hotel accommodations for up to 5-nights. Also includes other travel related expenses. Includes two complimentary registrations to Scientific Sessions for recipient and guest.

2015 Nomination/Submission Process: 2015 Nominations must be submitted using the new electronic nomination form. All submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, July 25, 2014. Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association. Nominations from the membership of the Epidemiology and Statistics Interest Group especially will be solicited.

All Kelly West Award nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:

-- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words), signed by no more than 3 individuals, will be accepted. Letter of nomination should address criteria for selection.

-- Nominee’s biography

-- Nominee’s CV with career, mentoring, and publication highlights.

-- Please include a list of current and former Mentees/Trainees

Questions? Contact Mary Merkin, Senior Manager, Scientific and Medical, by email at mmerkin@diabetes.org or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.

Selection:

The recipient is chosen by the Medicine, Science, and Health Care Awards Committee and approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association, February 2015.

Call for Nominations: Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes

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Call for Nominations: Harold Rifkin Award for Distinguished International Service in the Cause of Diabetes

Given in memory of Harold Rifkin, to honor outstanding service in the cause of diabetes that has been performed with an international perspective and with international impact, this award recognizes those whose efforts have increased the awareness of the burden of diabetes worldwide to improve the care and lives of those with diabetes. Dr. Rifkin’s work specifically supported efforts to increase awareness of the burden of diabetes worldwide and in establishing relationships across diabetes organizations.

Criteria for Selection: Nominee will demonstrate long-term volunteer service to one or more diabetes-related organizations. Broad professional expertise and contributions in diabetes may be recognized – including, but not exclusive to clinical care, research, education, health policy and advocacy. Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for award. Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international diabetes organizations and the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Lecture/Publication: There is no lecture associated with this award.

Honorarium/Travel/Registration: The recipient receives a $3,000 honorarium. Award includes two round-trip coach airfares and hotel accommodations for up to 5-nights. Also includes other travel related expenses. Includes two complimentary registrations to the 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston Massachusetts, June 5-9, 2015.

2015 Nomination/Submission Process: 2015 Nominations must be submitted using the new electronic nomination form. All submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, July 25, 2014. Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.

All Rifkin nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:

-- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words), signed by no more than 3 individuals, will be accepted. Letter of nomination should address criteria for selection.

-- Nominee’s biography

-- Nominee’s CV with career highlights and documentation of international contribution.

Questions? Contact Mary Merkin, Senior Manager, Scientific and Medical by email at mmerkin@diabetes.org or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.

Selection:

The recipient is chosen by the National Medicine, Science and HealthCare Awards Committee and approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association, February 2015.

Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Outstanding Physician-Clinician Award

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Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Outstanding Physician-Clinician Award

Award Profile: To recognize a physician for outstanding achievements in improving diabetes clinical practice.

Criteria for Selection: Nominee is actively involved in the clinical care of patients with diabetes. Nominee is recognized and highly regarded as a clinician and educator of health care professionals with >10 years of distinguished service. Nominee is well-known nationally or internationally for exceptional clinical knowledge and expertise. Nominee has outstanding track record of sharing his/her expertise with other health care professionals as documented by presentations and/or authorship of books /articles/reference materials Nominee is a current member of the Association’s Professional Section. Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for award. Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international diabetes organizations and the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Lecture/Publication: There is no lecture associated with this award.

Honorarium/Travel/Registration: The recipient receives a $3,000 honorarium. Award includes two round-trip coach airfares and hotel accommodations for up to 5-nights. Also includes other travel related expenses. Includes two complimentary registrations to the 75th Scientific Sessions, in Boston, Massachusetts, June 5-9, 2015.

2015 Nomination/Submission Process: 2015 nominations must be submitted using the new electronic nomination form. All submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, July 25, 2014. Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.

All Outstanding Physician-Clinician nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:

-- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words), signed by no more than 3 individuals, will be accepted. Letter of nomination should address criteria for selection.

-- Nominee’s biography

-- Nominee’s CV with career and publication highlights.

Questions? Contact Mary Merkin, Senior Manager, Scientific and Medical, by email at mmerkin@diabetes.org or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.

Selection:

The recipient is chosen by the National Medicine, Science and Health Care Awards Committee and
approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association, February 2015.

Call for Nominations: Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award

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Call for Nominations: Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award

Award Profile: To stimulate, acknowledge and reward outstanding educational efforts by a health professional in the field of diabetes education.

Criteria for Selection: Nominee will have demonstrated significant, long-term national or international contributions to the field of diabetes education. Nominee will have many years of effort in the field of diabetes education and will have evidence of benefit to recipients. Nominee should be well-known to others in his/her area of expertise. Publications and teaching experience are factors in the selection process. Nominee must be a member of the National Professional Section. Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for award. Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international diabetes organizations and the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Lecture/Publication of Lecture: Recipient will deliver the Outstanding Educator in Diabetes Award Lecture at the 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston, Massachusetts; June 5-9, 2015. Offered the opportunity to publish lecture in an American Diabetes Association scientific journal.

Honorarium/Travel/Registration: The recipient receives a $3,000 honorarium. Award includes two round-trip coach airfares and hotel accommodations for up to 5-nights. Also includes other travel related expenses. Includes two complimentary registrations to Scientific Sessions for recipient and guest.

2015 Nomination/Submission Process: 2015 Nominations must be submitted using the new electronic nomination form. All submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, July 25, 2014. Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.

All Outstanding Educator nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:

-- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words), signed by no more than 3 individuals, will be accepted. Letter of nomination should address criteria for selection.

-- Nominee’s biography

-- Nominee’s CV with career and publication highlights.

Questions? Contact Mary Merkin, Senior Manager, Scientific and Medical, by email at mmerkin@diabetes.org or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.

Selection:

The recipient is chosen by the Medicine, Science, and Health Care Awards Committee and approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association, February 2015.

Call for Nominations: Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Diabetes Research Award

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Call for Nominations: Outstanding Achievement in Clinical Diabetes Research Award

Award Profile: To recognize individuals for outstanding contributions in patient-oriented clinical outcomes research that have had a significant impact on diabetes prevention and treatment.

Criteria for Selection:

Nominee’s research must be patient-oriented, including clinical trials and outcomes research involving human subjects. Nominee is well-known nationally or internationally for exceptional clinical research knowledge and expertise. Nominee has outstanding track record of sharing his/her expertise with other health care professionals as documented by presentations and/or authorship of books /articles/reference materials Nominee is a current member of the Association’s Professional Section. Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for award. Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international diabetes organizations and the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Lecture/Publication: There is no lecture associated with this award.

Honorarium/Travel/Registration: The recipient receives a $3,000 honorarium Award includes two round-trip coach airfares and hotel accommodations for up to 5-nights. Also includes other meeting related and travel expenses Award includes two complimentary registrations to the 75th Scientific Sessions Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts, June 5-9, 2015.

2015 Nomination/Submission Process: Nominations must be submitted using the new electronic nomination form.

All submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, July 25, 2014. Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.

All Clinical Research in Diabetes Awards nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:

-- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words, signed by no more than 3 individuals)

-- Nomination letter should address criteria for selection (above), the most significant clinical research accomplishments of the nominee, and the impact of these accomplishments on clinical practice/patient care and outcomes.

-- Nominee’s CV with career and publication highlights.

Questions? Contact Mary Merkin, Senior Manager, Scientific and Medical Division, by email at mmerkin@diabetes.org or call 703-517-2930; ext 1371.

Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Albert Renold Award

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Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Albert Renold Award

Given in the memory of Dr. Albert Renold to recognize an individual who has a career distinguished by outstanding achievements in mentorship and/or creation of a robust environment for diabetes research

Criteria for Selection: Principal criteria for selection process: impact as a mentor of diabetes researchers or a facilitator of a community of diabetes investigators. National and international stature in diabetes research. Nominee must have MD, PhD degree or equivalent. Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for award. Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international diabetes organizations and the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association. Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words, signed by no more than 3 individuals). Application letter or nomination letter should address criteria for selection (above). CV with career, mentoring, and publication highlights. Please include biography. Please include a list of current and former Mentees/Trainees.

Lecture/Publication: There is no lecture associated with this award.

Honorarium/Travel/Registration: The recipient receives a $5,000 honorarium. Award includes two round-trip coach airfares and hotel accommodations for up to 5-nights. Also includes other travel related expenses. Includes two complimentary registrations to the 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston, Massachusetts, June 5-9, 2015.

2015 Nomination/Submission Process: 2015 Nominations must be submitted using the new electronic nomination form. All submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, July 25, 2014. Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.

All Renold nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:

-- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words), signed by no more than 3 individuals, will be accepted. Letter of nomination should address criteria for selection.

-- Nominee’s biography

-- Nominee’s CV with career and publication highlights.

-- A current list of current and former mentees/trainees to date.

Questions? Contact Mary Merkin, Senior Manager, Scientific and Medical, by email at mmerkin@diabetes.org or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.

Selection:

The recipient is chosen by the National Medicine, Science and HealthCare Awards Committee and approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association, February 2015.

Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award

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Call for Nominations: American Diabetes Association Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award

To recognize outstanding scientific achievement in diabetes research, taking into consideration independence of thought, originality, significance of discovery, and impact on his/her area of research.

Criteria for Selection: Nominee will have demonstrated significant, independent contribution in their selected area of diabetes research, including diabetes pathogenesis, treatment and/or prevention. Nominee must be actively engaged in some aspect of diabetes research at the time the award is given. Nominee must be less than 50 years of age on January 1 of the award year. Nominee must have MD, PhD degree or equivalent. Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for award. Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international diabetes organizations and the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Lecture/Publication of Lecture: Recipient will deliver the Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award Lecture at the 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston, Massachusetts; June 5-9, 2015. Offered the opportunity to publish lecture in an American Diabetes Association scientific journal.

Honorarium/Travel/Registration: The recipient receives a $10,000 honorarium. Award includes two round-trip coach airfares and hotel accommodations for up to 7-nights. Also includes other travel related expenses. Includes two complimentary registrations to Scientific Sessions for recipient and guest.

2015 Nomination/Submission Process: 2015 nominations must be submitted using the new electronic nomination form. All submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, July 25, 2014. Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.

All OSAA nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:

-- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words), signed by no more than 3 individuals, will be accepted. Letter of nomination should address criteria for selection.

-- Nominee’s biography.

-- Nominee’s CV with career and publication highlights.

-- Annotated list of the nominee’s 10 most significant publications.

Questions? Contact Mary Merkin, Senior Manager, Scientific and Medical, by email at mmerkin@diabetes.org or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.

Selection:

The recipient is chosen by the Medicine, Science, and Health Care Awards Committee and approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association, February 2015.

Call for Nominations: Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award

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Call for Nominations: Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award

Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award

The Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award is the highest scientific award of the American Diabetes Association. Given in memory of Sir Frederick Banting, a medical scientist, doctor and Nobel laureate who is noted as one of the key investigators in the discovery of insulin, the Banting Medal is awarded annually to honor highly meritorious career achievement in the field of diabetes research.

Criteria for Selection: Nominee will have demonstrated significant, long-term contribution to the understanding of diabetes, its treatment and/or prevention. Publications and teaching experience are primary factors in the selection process. Nominee must have MD, PhD degree or equivalent. Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for award. Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international diabetes organizations and the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.

Lecture/Publication of Lecture: Recipient will deliver the Banting Lecture at the 75th Scientific Sessions in Boston, Massachusetts; June 5-9, 2015. Offered the opportunity to publish lecture in an American Diabetes Association scientific journal.

Honorarium/Travel/Registration: The recipient receives a $20,000 honorarium. Award includes two round-trip coach airfares and hotel accommodations for up to 7-nights. Also includes other travel related expenses. Includes two complimentary registrations to Scientific Sessions for recipient and guest.

2015 Nomination/Submission Process: 2015 nominations must be submitted using the new electronic nomination form. All submissions must be received on or before 8pm ET, July 25, 2014. Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.

All Banting nominations must have the following documents uploaded as one .pdf file:

-- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words), signed by no more than 3 individuals, will be accepted. Letter of nomination should address criteria for selection.

-- Nominee’s biography.

-- Nominee’s CV with career and publication highlights.

-- Annotated list of the nominee’s 10 most significant publications.

Questions? Contact Mary Merkin, Senior Manager, Scientific and Medical by email at mmerkin@diabetes.org or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.

Selection:

The recipient is chosen by the National Medicine, Science and Health Care Awards Committee and approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association, February 2015.

Call for Applications: ALS Clinical Management Grants

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Call for Applications: ALS Clinical Management Grants

DUE DATE FOR LETTER OF INTENT - MAY 30, 2014

The aim of the TREAT ALS™ Clinical Management Grant Program is to improve care and living with ALS with a focus on clinical, psychological and/or social management of ALS. Examples of relevant clinical management studies for this mechanism include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Studies that address the gaps in the delivery of care (as outlined in the ALS practice parameters).

• Studies that explore and develop telemedicine for the care of individuals with ALS.

• Psychological interventions in ALS to address the significant mental health issues facing ALS patients and caregivers.

• Nutritional and respiratory intervention.

• Studies to address the needs of caregivers for patients with ALS and cognitive/behavioral impairment.

• Development of novel endpoints for clinical trials.

Budget:  A maximum of $100,000/year for a maximum of 2 years. No indirect costs will be paid for these awards. 

TO REQUEST LETTER OF INTENT FORM, PLEASE EMAIL researchgrants@alsa-national.org and make sure you indicate in the email subject line and body of the message CLINICAL MANAGEMENT GRANTS.

APPLICATION RECEIPT DATES:

Brief study outline:  May 30, 2014

Request to submit full application:  June 29, 2014

Submission of full application:  September 15, 2014

Notification of award:  November 2014

Funds begin on receipt of all relevant signatures.

International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation/Bayer Pulmonary Hypertension Research Grant Award

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International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation/Bayer Pulmonary Hypertension Research Grant Award

The ISHLT/Bayer Pulmonary Hypertension Research Grant Award is a two-year award in the amount of $100,000 ($50,000 per year).

The APPLICATION DEADLINE is JUNE 2, 2014. AWARD DECISION AND NOTIFICATION: JULY 15, 2014.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Phyllis Glenn at 972-490-9495 or phyllis.glenn@ishlt.org.

PURPOSE:

The purpose of the Award is to further the scientific understanding of Pulmonary Hypertension, with the ultimate aim of improving patient's lives. The Award is designed to support young scientists, doing research in Pulmonary Hypertension at a critical time in their independent research careers.

The goal of the study must be to investigate a relevant clinical or translational science question in PH, irrespective of the PH subtype.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

The applicant must have completed post-graduate training (post doctoral training for scientists or post Board certification/accreditation/staff appointment for clinicians).

The applicant will demonstrate evidence of pursued interest in the field of the failing heart or lungs and will aim to further develop their career in the area of pulmonary hypertension.

The applicant must have completed such training no more than 5 years prior to the date of application.

The applicant must have a full-time faculty appointment at a University or other accredited institution of higher learning.

The applicant must not have already received extramural (external) funding >$40,000 for the same period from any other granting agency. Simultaneous internal funding for the recipient's institution/department is permitted if it is not for the same or closely related research.

The study must be able to be completed within 2 years.

FUNDING STIPULATIONS / AWARD POLICIES:

Research must begin between July 15, 2014 and January 15, 2015.

The results of funded research must be submitted in one of the following formats within one year of the final year of the project:

- as a manuscript to the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

- as an abstract for the ISHLT Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions

- as a report for publication in the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation

The results of funded research cannot have been previously published or presented prior to publication in the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation or presentation at the ISHLT Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions.

ISHLT and Bayer must be acknowledged as a funding source in all manuscripts and presentations derived from the funded research via the following statement: "This work was supported by an ISHLT/Bayer Pulmonary Hypertension Research Grant Award from the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. This award was supported by a grant from Bayer."

Copies of these publications must be submitted to the ISHLT Headquarters office within 1 month of publication.

Funding will be awarded in four portions. 25% of the funding will be disbursed initially, with the remaining balance disbursed in 25% increments upon submission of a satisfactory progress report to the Awards Committee every 6 months after the date of initial funding. A final progress report and summary must be submitted to the ISHLT Grants and Awards Committee within 15 months of the initial disbursement.

Continuing installments of funding will not be made if the research is no longer being conducted at the original institution.

The proportion of time to be devoted to clinical work and research for each recipient of the Award should be determined by the recipient's Chair/Chief but not to exceed 50% devoted to research.

Not more than 25% of the Award may be used for salary support. The remainder is to be used for supplies and performing the research project.

The award recipient and the award recipient's institution agree that the funds will be used to cover expenses for the purpose(s) described in the application, that there is not duplicate funding for these purposes, and that no portion of the award will be used to pay for indirect costs, capital equipment purchases, or institutional overhead.

The Award recipient must be a member of ISHLT in good standing throughout the duration of the funding period.

The award recipient is expected to attend the annual ISHLT Scientific meeting during the award period.

To maximize the effectiveness of the funding, the recipient will also be mentored by an international expert assigned by ISHLT who will provide invaluable experience and insights throughout the study.

International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation/HeartWare Award for Translational Research in Mechanical Circulatory Support

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International Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation/HeartWare Award for Translational Research in Mechanical Circulatory Support

The ISHLT/HeartWare Award for Translational Research in MCS is a one-year award in the amount of $65,000.

The APPLICATION DEADLINE is JUNE 2, 2014. AWARD DECISION AND NOTIFICATION: JULY 15, 2014.

If you have any questions about the application process, please contact Phyllis Glenn at 972-490-9495 or phyllis.glenn@ishlt.org.

PURPOSE:

The purpose of the Award is to support research utilizing MCS that would result in an increased understanding of the biologic effects, use as sole or combined therapy, insights into patient/MCS management, innovative use/application or improved outcomes for the treatment of heart failure. The Award is aimed to support rising stars in the field of mechanical circulatory support at a critical time in their career. The Award recipient will have already established a track record in the field of mechanical circulatory support and will aim to further develop their career in this area.

The intent is that the Award will be for a junior faculty position dedicated to a career in the use of MCS as a treatment option for heart failure. It is anticipated that the individual will be clinician or clinician scientist at an active VAD/transplant program with a faculty appointment in either cardiology or cardiac surgery.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

The applicant must have Board certification or be Board eligible (within their stated field) and have an academic staff appointment.

Applicants must have achieved such no more than 3 years prior to the date of application.

Applicants must have a full-time faculty appointment at a University or other accredited institution of higher learning.

Applicants must not have already received extramural (external) funding >$40,000 for the same period from any other granting agency. Simultaneous internal funding for the recipient's institution/department is permitted if it is not for the same or closely related research.

FUNDING STIPULATIONS / AWARD POLICIES:

Research must begin between July 15, 2014 and January 15, 2015.

The Award recipient is required to submit at least one abstract to the ISHLT Annual Meeting and one manuscript for publication in the JHLT related to the results of the funded research project.

The results of funded research cannot have been previously published or presented prior to publication in the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation or presentation at the ISHLT Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions.

ISHLT and HeartWare must be acknowledged as a funding source in all manuscripts and presentations derived from the funded research via the following statement: "This work was supported by the ISHLT/HeartWare Award for Translational Research in MCS from the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. This award was supported by a grant from HeartWare." Copies of these publications must be submitted to the ISHLT Headquarters office within 1 month of publication.

Funding will be awarded in two portions. 50% of the Award will be disbursed initially, with the final 50% disbursed pending submission of an acceptable progress report to the ISHLT Grants and Awards Committee.

A final progress report and summary must be submitted to the ISHLT Grants and Awards Committee within 15 months of the initial disbursement.

Continuing installments of funding will not be made if the research is no longer being conducted at the original institution.

The proportion of time to be devoted to clinical work and research for each recipient of the Award should be determined by the recipient's Chair/Chief but not to exceed 50% devoted to research.

Not more than 25% of the Award may be used for salary support. The remainder is to be used for supplies and performing the research project.

$2000 of the Award is to be allocated for support to travel to the following year's ISHLT meeting.

The award recipient and the award recipient's institution agree that the funds will be used to cover expenses for the purpose(s) described in the application, that there is not duplicate funding for these purposes, and that no portion of the award will be used to pay for indirect costs, capital equipment purchases, or institutional overhead.

Either at the time of application or by completion of the award time period, it is expected that the Award recipient will meet Joint Commission requirements or the equivalent regarding physician experience to manage/implant Ventricular Assist Devices ("VADs").

The recipient will learn postoperative care and management of complications after VAD implant.

The recipient will participate in educational and training programs for mechanical circulatory support.

The Award recipient must be a member of ISHLT in good standing throughout the duration of the funding period.

The award recipient is expected to attend the annual ISHLT Scientific meeting during the award period.

Call for Submissions: Nutrition Research Fifth Annual David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Nutrition Research and Publication

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Call for Submissions: Nutrition Research Fifth Annual David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Nutrition Research and Publication

An International Publication for Nutrition to Advance Food and Life Science Research

Articles must be submitted to the Journal by December 31, 2014.

Nutrition Research announces the fifth annual David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award for achievement in nutrition research and publication

Call for papers! Nutrition Research is now accepting submissions for the fifth annual David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award in nutrition. The purpose of the award is to promote the interest of young investigators in studying and contributing to the field of nutrition in order to advance food and life science research. Candidates should be graduate students or students in professional schools (medical, dental, and veterinary) who are currently registered at the time of submission.

Review and research articles covering basic and applied research on all aspects of nutritional sciences are encouraged, including: nutritional biochemistry and metabolism; nutrient requirements in health and disease; digestion and absorption; nutritional anthropology and epidemiology; the influence of socioeconomic, cultural and political factors on nutrition of the individual and the community; the impact of nutrient intake on disease, work performance and behavior; the consequences of nutritional deficiency on growth and development, endocrine and nervous systems, and immunity; food intolerance and allergies; nutrient drug interactions; nutrition and aging; nutrition and chronic disease; obesity; and intervention programs.

All submissions must be written by the student, with a major professor serving as the corresponding author. The author of the winning publication will receive a $1000 award and be recognized during the Nutrition Research Board Meeting at Experimental Biology in 2015.

The manuscripts will be judged by the David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award Committee. The Committee will review all submissions according to the thoroughness of the review, creativity and novelty of the research, quality of writing and depth of discussion, and the relevance to contemporary nutrition issues. The Committee strives to recognize and showcase the work of students as they develop their professional reputations. All articles considered for the Award will go through the manuscript review process established by Nutrition Research.

For more information regarding submission requirements, please visit the website: http://ees.elsevier.com/nr/

Call for Submissions: Nutrition Research Fifth Annual David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Nutrition Research and Publication

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Call for Submissions: Nutrition Research Fifth Annual David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award for Achievement in Nutrition Research and Publication

An International Publication for Nutrition to Advance Food and Life Science Research

Articles must be submitted to the Journal by December 31, 2014.

Nutrition Research announces the fifth annual David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award for achievement in nutrition research and publication

Call for papers! Nutrition Research is now accepting submissions for the fifth annual David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award in nutrition. The purpose of the award is to promote the interest of young investigators in studying and contributing to the field of nutrition in order to advance food and life science research. Candidates should be graduate students or students in professional schools (medical, dental, and veterinary) who are currently registered at the time of submission.

Review and research articles covering basic and applied research on all aspects of nutritional sciences are encouraged, including: nutritional biochemistry and metabolism; nutrient requirements in health and disease; digestion and absorption; nutritional anthropology and epidemiology; the influence of socioeconomic, cultural and political factors on nutrition of the individual and the community; the impact of nutrient intake on disease, work performance and behavior; the consequences of nutritional deficiency on growth and development, endocrine and nervous systems, and immunity; food intolerance and allergies; nutrient drug interactions; nutrition and aging; nutrition and chronic disease; obesity; and intervention programs.

All submissions must be written by the student, with a major professor serving as the corresponding author. The author of the winning publication will receive a $1000 award and be recognized during the Nutrition Research Board Meeting at Experimental Biology in 2015.

The manuscripts will be judged by the David Kritchevsky Graduate Student Award Committee. The Committee will review all submissions according to the thoroughness of the review, creativity and novelty of the research, quality of writing and depth of discussion, and the relevance to contemporary nutrition issues. The Committee strives to recognize and showcase the work of students as they develop their professional reputations. All articles considered for the Award will go through the manuscript review process established by Nutrition Research.

For more information regarding submission requirements, please visit the website: http://ees.elsevier.com/nr/

Robyn Barst Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Research and Mentoring Awards

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Robyn Barst Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension Research and Mentoring Awards

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is proud to offer this unique mentoring and research opportunity in pediatric pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Awards

Robyn Barst Fund - 2014 RFAGrants from the Barst Fund will provide support for a one year mentorship for young clinicians and researchers in the field of pediatric PAH. Grantees will be expected to engage with an experienced mentor who is able to provide oversight and training in pediatric PAH treatment, management and research. In addition to the mentor component, it is expected that grantees will complete a proof of concept research project. These novel projects combined with experienced mentor collaboration are expected to significantly advance the grantee's knowledge, and ultimately the field, of pediatric PAH. In 2014, two, one-year grants of $50,000 will be awarded.

These two awards made through the Barst Fund in 2014 will be in in honor of pediatric PH patient Cordelia through a generous, anonymous donation.

Eligibility

U.S.-based clinicians holding an MD, DO or equivalent degree are encouraged to apply. The applicant should be within the last year of fellowship training or junior faculty within five years of training with a strong career interest in pediatric PAH. Investigators are encouraged to connect to the PH medical community through membership in PH Clinicians and Researchers (PHA’s medical membership network) during the course of their research. Indirect costs will not be paid to the sponsoring institution.

Timeline

May 23, 2014   Deadline for LOI submission

June 6, 2014  LOI Review

Mid-Late June 2014  Applicants will receive official notification on their LOIs

July 18, 2014  Submission deadline for full grant application

Late September 2014  Review of grant applications

Early-Mid October 2014   Award notifications sent to applicants and institutions

Pulmonary Hypertension Association Proof of Concept Research Grants

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Pulmonary Hypertension Association Proof of Concept Research Grants

Three Proof of Concept awards will be offered in 2014. These grants will support new research projects that are in the early exploratory and developmental stages and have the potential to lead to advances in the scientific understanding of PH. Proposed projects should result in preliminary data that will enable the investigator to apply for support for a larger, hypotheses-driven research project.

Applicants may request up to $40,000 in direct costs for one year to be used for salaries and/or supplies to conduct this research. Investigators based in the U.S. and abroad are encouraged to apply. PHA has contracted with the ATS Foundation for administrative services for this program.

Target audience

Investigators who are interested in pulmonary hypertension research.

Timeline

May 23, 2014  Deadline for LOI submission

June 6, 2014  LOI review

Mid-Late June 2014  Applicants will receive official notification on their LOIs

July 18, 2014  Submission deadline for full grant application

Late September 2014  Review of grant applications

Early-Mid October 2014  Award notifications sent to applicants and institutions

Pulmonary Hypertension Association/American Thoracic Society Research Fellowship in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

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Pulmonary Hypertension Association/American Thoracic Society Research Fellowship in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is partnering with the American Thoracic Society (ATS) to support faculty-level researchers in the field of pulmonary arterial hypertension. This research fellowship has been made possible by fellowships from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. PHA serves as one of the ATS Public Advisory Roundtable members.

Awards

A primary goal of this research program is to enable new faculty-level investigators to make the transition to established investigators.  Partnerships between junior and senior investigators are strongly encouraged, particularly for new investigators who are within 1 to 5 years of the completion of their training. One research grant will be awarded to support novel studies of the diagnosis, pathogenesis, treatment or outcomes of pulmonary hypertension. Applicants may request up to $40,000/year for 2 years for salaries, supplies or a combination of these two.

Eligibility

Both U.S. and non-U.S. based investigators are encouraged to apply. One of the investigators must be an ATS member at the time of application, and the Principal Investigator must be an ATS member at the time that the grant is awarded. Indirect costs will not be paid to the sponsoring institution.

Key Dates

May 23, 2014  Deadline for submission of letters of intent (LOI)

June 6, 2014  Review of all LOIs

Mid-Late June 2014  Applicants will receive official notification of their LOIs

July 18, 2014  Submission deadline for full grant applications

Late September 2014  Review of grant applications

Early-Mid October 2014   Award notifications sent to applicants and institutions

Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Excellence in Education Award

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Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Excellence in Education Award

Recognizing Educational Programs of Distinction

Judging Criteria:

Each application will be evaluated blindly by a panel of judges comprised of the APGNN Clinical Practice Chair, APGNN President, APGNN President Elect, a Nurse Educator, and a Physician.

A point system will be utilized to determine the rankings.

1. A specific need was identified and well-characterized using current references and objective criteria (20 points)

2. Innovative impact factor of the project. By innovative we mean addressing an old need in a new way or new need that was previously not addressed (20 points)

3. Were outcome(s) measurable, met, and relevant to the need? If they were not met, then were 2-3 learning lessons described? (20 points)

4. Is the educational program reproducible, widely applicable? (20 points)

5. Was the project based on current, evidence-based research and clearly cited? (20 points)

Nomination Information

You may nominate someone for this award, but we will have to contact them to complete the full application. If you wish to nominate some one, please email the following information to the APGNN Patient Education Committee Chair Amy Painter at amy.painter@gmail.com

• Your name:

• Your e-mail address:

• Who you are nominating:

• Their phone number and email address:

• Why you are nominating them:

Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses Conference Scholarship

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Association of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition Nurses Conference Scholarship

Deadline for application submission: August 1, 2014

The 2014 APGNN Meeting will be held October 23-26 th at the Hilton Atlanta, Atlanta, GA

Multidisciplinary approaches to pediatric gastroenterology problems will be highlighted during the conference. Selected topics include advocacy for children with inflammatory bowel disease, treatment
of IBD with biologics, fatty liver disease, intestinal failure, functional abdominal pain, failure to thrive, vitamin D and inflammation.

Purpose

To provide financial assistance for selected individuals to attend APGNN’s Conference, therefore, supporting the educational development of the organization’s members.

Eligibility

At the time of application submission, must be a full or associate APGNN member for at least 6 months and with no outstanding dues.

Selection Criteria

Three APGNN Board Members will review the applications and determine 4 candidates who best plan to apply the conference information to their practices.

Award Process

Three full members and one associate member will be awarded financial support for conference tuition and hotel accommodations for 2 nights shared hotel room or 1 night single room.

Criteria Used In Evaluating Applicants

• Creativity

• Practicality

• Impact on patients, families and colleagues

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