Lila and Murray Gruber Memorial Cancer Research Award and Lectureship
Award amount and duration:
The recipient may be a physician or non-physician scientist of national or international stature whose contributions in the field of cancer research have been outstanding in importance and distinction.
The recipient should be a recognized expert whose contributions in the field of cancer research have been outstanding in practice and distinction.
The award must be accepted in person and will be presented during the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology.
The recipient must have excellent and proven communication skills.
The Lila and Murray Gruber Memorial Cancer Research Award is one of the largest and most prestigious medical awards, made possible by a gift from Murray Gruber in memory of his wife.
The purpose of this award is to encourage participation in cancer research and to provide a forum for the enrichment of knowledge of dermatologists in this important scientific field. At the discretion of the task force, the award may be divided between two worthy nominees.‚
Award: A cash award of $10,000 will be made in recognition of the investigator's lifetime achievements in the field of cancer research. Additionally, the recipient will present a lecture during the Plenary session at the Academy's Annual Meeting.
Program application deadline
Nominations submitted on or before January 15 will be included in the selection cycle for current year. Nominations submitted after January 15 will be held for the following cycle. Nominations remain active in the selection cycle for five years.
Create an account on the AAD website and complete the online nomination: Apply or nominate
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