Introducing the award
The award was established in 2011 by the Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research (CSCTR) and is held annually. The award winner receives USD $1,500 and a certificate. The winner also receives the costs to attend the award ceremony.
The winner of the 2013 award is:
Ashraf El-Meanawy, MD, PhD, was the 2013 recipient of the Featured New Investigator Award. Dr. El-Meanawy is an assistant professor at the Medical College of Wisconsin and Milwaukee VA Medical Center. Dr. El-Meanawy’s paper, ‘‘Prematurity in mice leads to reduction in nephron number, hypertension, and proteinuria,’’ was published in the February 2012 issue of Translational Research.
The winner of the 2012 award is:
R. Stephanie Huang, PhD, was the 2012 recipient of the Featured New Investigator Award. Her research focuses on identifying genetic biomarkers of chemotherapy susceptibility. Dr. R. Stephanie Huang is a junior faculty member at The University of Chicago Comprehensive Cancer Center in the Section of Hematology/ Oncology in the Department of Medicine. She is also a member of the Committee on Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics and the Director of the Pharmacogenetics of AntiCancer Agents Research Group Cell Line Core. Dr. Huan’s article “Germline polymorphisms discovered via a cell-based, genome-wide approach predict platinum response in head and neck cancers,” was accepted for publication in the May 2011 issue of Translational Research.
The award was established in 2011 by the Central Society for Clinical and Translational Research (CSCTR) and is held annually.
Applicants must be within 7 years post-doc and first or senior author on a new investigator article published by Translational Research. Applicant must agree to present their paper at the CSCR/MWSFMR Combined Annual Meeting.
The selection committee consists of the CSCTR Council, the Editor-in-Chief, as well as the Associate Editors. The winners are selected using the ranking system. The winner is nominated by the selection committee responsible for an area, based on what paper they believe was of most significance/importance to the advancement of the field.
Award and Ceremony
The award winner receives USD $1,500 and a certificate. The winner also receives the costs to attend the award ceremony.