Awards

AWARDS AT IFPA & SLIMP 2019

At IFPA & SLIMP 2019 there will be several awards separated into three categories: awards based on nominations, awards based on rating from the abstracts reviews and awards granted at the meeting based on the presentations.

AWARD LECTURERS IFPA 2019

ELSEVIER TROPHOBLAST RESEARCH AWARD LECTURE – Mancy Tong, Yale University, USA.

NIH AWARD LECTURE – Dr. Tracy Bale, University of Maryland, USA.

SLIMP NEW INVESTIGATOR AWARD LECTURE – Claudette Cantin, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile.

NOMINATION BASED AWARDS LECTURES IFPA 2019

IFPA Senior Award in Placentology – Leslie Myatt, Oregon Health and Science University, USA.

IFPA Award in Placentology – Mana Parast, University of California, San Diego, USA.

Andrée Gruslin Award – Natalie Hannan, University of Melbourne, Australia

ABSTRACT BASED AWARDS

Awards based on abstract review to support New Investigators and Mid Career Investigators in Placentology to attend IFPA and SLIMP 2019

YW Loke New Investigator Travel Awards

Award: US$500 or waived registration (in case of Latin America New Investigators) for forty worldwide New investigators. New investigators are defined as students or researchers in full-time training or researchers who are within three years of their senior degree (e.g. Ph.D., M.D.). The awards are based on a review of abstracts submitted for an IFPA-designated meeting. Candidates should indicate that they wish their abstract to be considered for this award at the time of submission.

Elsevier New Investigator Award

Award: Waived registration for fifteen Latin America-based New Investigators to attend the IFPA 2019 meeting in Buenos Aires. New investigators are defined as students or researchers in full-time training or researchers who are within three years of their senior degree (e.g. Ph.D., M.D.). The awards are based on a review of abstracts submitted for the IFPA 2019 meeting. Candidates should indicate that they wish their abstract to be considered for this award at the time of submission.

National Institutes of Health New Investigator Travel Awards

Award: US$500 or more, depending on funds, these travel awards are to enable ten US-based new investigators in any aspect of placental research to attend the annual meetings of IFPA. New investigators are defined as students or researchers in full-time training or researchers who are within three years of their senior degree (e.g. Ph.D., M.D.). The awards are based on a review of abstracts submitted for an IFPA-designated meeting. Candidates should indicate that they wish their abstract to be considered for this award at the time of submission.

SLIMP Mid Career Travel Award (2019 meeting only)

Award: Waived registration for eight (or more depending on the funds) Latin America-based Mid Career Investigators to attend the IFPA 2019 meeting in Buenos Aires. Mid Career Investigators are defined as researchers who are within ten years of their senior degree (e.g. Ph.D., M.D.). The awards are based on a review of abstracts submitted for the IFPA 2019 meeting. Candidates should indicate that they wish their abstract to be considered for this award at the time of submission.

 

PRESENTATION BASED AWARDS

Awards for best work/presentation granted at the meeting.

New investigators that present poster will compete for:

Elsevier Trophoblast Research Award

Awarded for the best Poster Presentation by a New Investigator at an IFPA meeting.
Award: US$1500, an invitation to present their work in a plenary lecture at the following year’s IFPA-designated meeting, and free registration and accommodation at the following year meeting. The winner will also receive free access to Elsevier ScienceDirect for one year.

The SLIMP New Investigator Award.

Awarded for the best Poster Presentation by a New Investigator at a SLIMP meeting.
Award: The awardee is invited to present their work at the following SLIMP Meeting in a plenary lecture, and free air-ticket, registration and accommodation at the following SLIMP meeting.

 

New investigators selected for oral presentations will compete for:

Elsevier Placenta New Investigator Award:

This award acknowledges the best Oral Presentation by a new investigator in the field of placentology in all its aspects, including the relationship with fetus and mother.
Award: US$1000, and free access to Elsevier ScienceDirect for one year.