ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Applications for the 2017 Taubman Prize for Excellence in Translational Medical Science will be accepted through February 15, 2017.
This award is presented annually by the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan. It is meant to recognize work in the crucial field of translational research being conducted by the clinician-scientist who has done the most to transform laboratory discoveries into clinical applications for patients suffering from disease.
The prize is open to clinician-scientists in the United States and internationally, excluding University of Michigan scientists. The applicant must hold an MD degree, and self-nomination is permitted. Nominations are judged by a national committee for significant contribution to translating basic research findings into medical practice.
The recipient of the prize must be available to deliver the keynote lecture at the Taubman Institute's 10th Annual Symposium in Ann Arbor on October 20, 2017.
For complete criteria and application instructions, visit http://www.taubmaninstitute.org/taubman-prize.
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SOURCE University of Michigan Health System