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Early Career Scientist Award in Transplantation


This Basic Science award aims to recognize an excellent abstract in the field of basic and translational science with the goal of encouraging scientists in the early stages of their careers to submit their work for presentation at the ISHLT Annual meeting.

  • Trainee scientists/medical students who do not hold a medical degree, nurses, and pharmacists are eligible to apply.
  • Post-graduate clinicians/trainees and/or those who hold a faculty position are NOT eligible to apply.
  • Applicant must be the first author and presenter of the abstract.
  • The abstract must be in the field of organ transplantation, cell transplantation, or immunobiology / immunosuppression.
ISHLT membership is not required for the applicant or chief. Five finalists will be selected to present their abstracts during a session at the meeting, and the Annual Meeting registration fee will be waived for these finalists. The winner will receive $1,000 and complimentary membership to ISHLT for the remainder of the year, and the winner will be announced at the Saturday Awards Plenary Session. The winner must attend this session in person to receive the award. The online abstract submission process includes an area to indicate that you wish to have your abstract considered for this award.

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