2023 Judah Folkman Award in Vascular Biology Nomination

The Judah Folkman Award in Vascular Biology is a mid-career award. At the time of the Award, nominees will be between 3 and 15 years of their first faculty appointment (Assistant Professor, or in the case of for-profit, Staff Scientist or equivalent).  An award recipient will have made a significant impact on the field of vascular biology through his/her original research accomplishments. For more info about the Folkman Award go to https://www.navbo.org/meritorious-awards/ and click on the Folkman Award Tab.

Nominations should be submitted by July 15, 2022  

Specific Criteria:

  • The nominee's initial faculty appointment must be between 2008 and 2020 for the 2023 award.
  • Nominee need not be a NAVBO member.
  • Recipient must be available to present a lecture at the next Vascular Biology annual meeting.

Please provide the following:  

  •  A completed online submission form with name and institutional affiliation of the person being nominated for the award and the year and description of their first faculty appointment.
  • A brief description (not to exceed 500 words) highlighting the research accomplishments and other attributes that merit consideration for the Award
  • A letter of recommendation (not to exceed 500 words), from a Regular NAVBO member, which should complement the description of research accomplishments.
  • CV of nominee in the prescribed format (see below*). CV must indicate first faculty appointment
  • Up to three additional letters of recommendation may be submitted (each a maximum of 500 words). At least two of the letters must be by scientists from a different institution than the nominee.

When writing a letter of nomination, please also address these additional attributes of Dr. Folkman: positive impact as a colleague, collaborator and mentor; integrative approach to advancement of vascular biology research; and innovation and creativity.

*CV format:
A. Education/Training
B. Positions and Honors
C. Contributions to Science
Briefly describe up to five of the most significant contributions to science. For each, indicate the historical background that frames the scientific problem; central finding(s); the influence of the finding(s) on the progress of science and/or their application to health or technology; and the nominee's scientific role in the described work. Description can include up to four peer-reviewed publications and should not exceed one half page.
D. List of Trainees
E. Research Support (current and completed within last 3 years)
F. Full list of publications, organized into primary research articles, reviews, and books/book chapters.


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