IAIS Sponsored Awards:

Young Investigator Awards (4)

The International Association of Inflammation Societies (IAIS) sponsors a competition for the encouragement of young scientists to perform exploratory and applied research in the general area of inflammation. Contestants must be candidates for advanced degrees: M.S., Ph.D., M.D., D.O., D.D.S., D.V.M., graduate students and less than 3rd year post-doctoral fellows. Those who have won first place in a previous year are ineligible to compete again. Through this award, the IAIS wishes to develop a commitment to high quality inflammation research in young scientists. The 4 winners will receive $800 travel grants prior to the meeting to help defray costs of meeting attendance.

Woman in Science Award

The Executive Committee of the International Association of Inflammation Societies (IAIS) will consider potential awardees for the Woman in Science Award, and an awardee will be approved by the Steering Committee representing member societies. All IAIS members are encouraged to suggest potential awardees to Graham Wallace, IAIS President. The award recognizes an outstanding scientist in the field of inflammation who also helped inspire and facilitate the scientific and career advancement of women scientists in inflammation research. The awardee will receive coach airfare, 4 night’s accommodation at the meeting, and a meeting registration fee waiver, and will present an award lecture at the meeting followed by presentation of an award recognition plaque.

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Executive Committee of the International Association of Inflammation Societies (IAIS) will consider potential awardees for the Lifetime Achievement Award, and an awardee will be approved by the Steering Committee representing member societies. All IAIS members are encouraged to suggest potential awardees to Graham Wallace, IAIS President. The award recognizes the outstanding career of an established internationally recognized scientist in inflammation research, with emphasis on those scientists who have forged collaboration, cooperation and good will across scientific disciplines and across countries, for example through international collaborations including participation in societies such as the IAIS. The awardee will receive coach airfare, 4 night’s accommodation at the meeting, and a meeting registration fee waiver, and will present an award lecture at the meeting followed by presentation of an award recognition plaque.