ASNR Outstanding Contributions in Research Award


Deadline for all Nominations is Friday, October 22, 2021 (9:00 am Central Time)

PURPOSE: This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated consistent excellence and lifelong accomplishment in basic or clinical neuroscience research, particularly funded research from the NIH, NSF, March of Dimes, etc. 

ELIGIBILITY: A Senior ASNR member with long-term achievements in clinical or basic research.

ABOUT THE NOMINATION PROCESS: All members of the society may submit nominations as follows:

  • Nominations must be submitted via email, citing the educational accomplishments, e.g., “ X for their work developing innovative medical curricula and new teaching.”
  • Letter(s) of nomination must include one or two paragraphs of support (indicating what the nominee has accomplished).
  • If possible, a CV of the nominee would be appreciated with the nomination, providing it does not compromise the confidentiality of the nomination

DEADLINE FOR NOMINATIONS: Please send nominations by Friday, October 22, 2021; 9:00 am Central Time to Liz Valdivia at On the subject line of the email, indicate: 2022 Outstanding Contributions in Research Award. Attach your nomination letter (and nominee’s CV, if available, as a Word or PDF document.)

EXCLUSIONS: Current Officers of the Society, members of the Advisory Council, members of the Foundation Board of Trustees, and members of the Awards Committee are ineligible for nomination.

AWARD PRESENTATION: The 2022 Outstanding Contributions in Research Award will be distributed during the President’s Appreciation Dinner at the ASNR 60th Annual Meeting, May 17, 2022, in New York City.

View previous recipients of the ASNR Outstanding Contributions in Research Award.