Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award

The Outstanding Scientific Achievement Award recognizes outstanding scientific achievement in diabetes research, taking into consideration independence of thought, originality, the significance of the 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 productively engaged in leading edge 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, MD/PhD 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 82nd Scientific Sessions in New Orleans, LA; June 3-7, 2022. 
  • Recipient will be offered the opportunity to publish lecture in an American Diabetes Association scientific journal.

Funder: American Diabetes Association

URL: https://professional.diabetes.org/content-page/outstanding-scientific-achievement-award

Deadline: October 1, 2021