The 2021 Renal Section Young Investigator Award recognizes an outstanding young investigator pursuing research in renal physiology, pathophysiology or hypertension.
Candidates will be judged on their nomination letters, publications, service to the research community and funding record. The recipient will present the Young Investigator Award Lecture at the American Physiological Society’s annual meeting at Experimental Biology as well as chair a featured topic session, participate in the Renal Section’s Posters and Professors Reception and be recognized at the Renal Banquet during EB 2021. The awardee will be invited and strongly encouraged to write a review to be published in the American Journal of Physiology—Renal Physiology.
Candidates must be:
- less than 41 years of age or less than 15 years beyond earning their first doctoral degree, and
- must have published original work in the American Journal of Physiology—Renal Physiology during the preceding years
Candidates will be judged on their:
- nomination letters,
- service to the research community and
- funding record
Applicants must have a primary affiliation to the Renal Section to be considered for this award.
Applications will consist of:
- a nomination letter and a seconding letter (optional)
- a copy of the nominee's CV
Responsibilities of Awardee
The recipient will:
- present the Young Investigator Award Lecture,
- organize/chair a featured topic session,
- participate in the Renal Section’s Posters and Professors Reception, and
- be recognized at the Renal Dinner during Experimental Biology 2020
The awardee will be invited and strongly encouraged to write a Review which will be published in Am J Physiol: Renal Physiol.
Nominations are only accepted via online submission.
Award at a Glance
Award amount: $1,000 + up to $1500 in travel expense reimbursement + advanced EB registration fee reimbursement + a complimentary ticket to the Renal Dinner
Application deadline: February 28, 2020
Questions? Contact: Daria Ilatowska, Treasurer of the APS Renal Section
Who can apply: Must be an APS member, younger than 41 or less than 15 years beyond earning their first doctoral degree.