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Dr. Roger Vogel Award for Pharmaceutical Research
The nomination form must be submitted with all its constituents before the Dec. 27, 2013 deadline
The award will be given to honor an ARVO member who has made significant contributions to the discovery or development of pharmaceutical products to treat eye diseases. The award will be based on the overall contributions of the individual to pharmaceutical research.
The recipient can be any member of ARVO, including practicing physicians and researchers working in academia or industry.
There are no geographic restrictions (i.e., international or domestic).There are no age restrictions.
The award will consist of a cash award of $10,000 and a suitably inscribed plaque. The recipient will be clearly identified in the ARVO Annual Meeting program as the Dr. Roger Vogel Award recipient.
The following is required to complete the nomination:
• The nomination form
• One nomination letter
• Secondary letter
Review ProcessThe ARVO Foundation Awards Committee will review all nominations and select a winner.
Young Psychopharmacologist Award
The Young Psychopharmacologist Award honors a young scientist doing original, meritorious work in psychopharmacology and encourages excellence in research at the interface between the disciplines of pharmacology and psychology.
The winner will receive $500, an engraved plaque and travel support for the recipient to attend and present an address.
Annual deadline: January 7
Candidates must be nominated by a member or fellow of Division 28
Persons who are no more than five years past the date of receipt of the doctoral degree are eligible for consideration.
The nomination must be based on work in an area of psychopharmacology, behavioral pharmacology or substance abuse.
How to Apply
Nominations must include:
The nominee's resume or curriculum vitae
Selected reprints or manuscript(s) describing the research on which the nomination is based
A statement from the sponsor in support of the nomination.
For any nominations, please forward all materials to:
Center on Drug and Alcohol Research
University of Kentucky
515 Oldham Court
Lexington, KY 40502
American Society of Pharmacognosy Varro E. Tyler Prize
The Varro E. Tyler Prize is to recognize an individual who has made outstanding scientific contributions to the broad field of dietary supplements, with special emphasis on botanicals. The contributions should be in an area of phytochemistry, pharmacognosy, or pharmacology. Notable contributions to botanical studies outside these primary areas of emphasis, including, for example, clinical investigations, may also be eligible for consideration.
The Varro E. Tyler Prize will consist of a suitably inscribed plaque, a monetary prize of $5000, and travel expenses to the meeting where the award will be made. Selection: To be made by a committee appointed by the President of the American Society of Pharmacognosy (ASP), consisting of a chair and at least two other members. Eligibility and Mechanism: The Varro E. Tyler Prize will be awarded either at the annual or an interim meeting of the ASP. Recipients must be present in person to receive it. Applications/nominations (one electronic copy) for the Varro E. Tyler Prize must be received by the chairman of the Prize Committee at least two months prior to the meeting at which the award is scheduled. No special form is required, but the application should include a letter outlining the candidate’s significant contributions to the field and a detailed curriculum vitae of the nominee, including a complete listing of publications. Reprints of 2-3 significant papers may be included. Other types of supporting documents that may be listed are books, unpublished speeches, patents, and the like. Up to two supporting letters may also be submitted on behalf of a candidate/nominee. Membership in the ASP is not a requirement for consideration, nor is eligibility restricted on the basis of nationality.
To nominate: One electronic copy of a completed nominations should be sent to the committee chair.
Submissions must reach the chair no later than September 15. Applications will not be returned. On request, the Committee will hold unsuccessful submissions for reconsideration in future years.
Note that the Varro E. Tyler Prize is administered separately.