Top Ten Awards

2019 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Awards

March 5, 2019 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm

National Press Club
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC 20045

The Clinical Research Forum is proud to announce the 2019 Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Awards.

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Call for Nominations

The Clinical Research Forum is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the Annual Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Awards.

The Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Awards recognize outstanding achievements in clinical research from across the nation. The awards honor major advances in the biomedical field resulting from the nation’s investment in health and welfare.

Research studies eligible for nomination must be focused on human disease and/or human physiology. Projects must have been conducted at a U.S. institution and published in a peer-reviewed journal between November 1, 2017 and January 1, 2019.

The nominations deadline is Monday, November 12, 2018. A letter or e-mail from a peer-reviewed journal confirming a publication date prior to January 1 is acceptable.

The Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Awards will take place Tuesday, March 5, 2019, at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. Winners will also present at Translational Science 2019 in Washington D.C., March 6-9, 2019, and meet with members of Congress to discuss continued investment in clinical research.

Three of the studies will receive additional recognition and cash awards in addition to the honor of recognition as one of the Top 10 clinical research achievements for 2019.

  • Herbert Pardes Clinical Research Excellence Award - $7,500 is awarded to the one study that best exemplifies a high degree of innovation and creativity, advances science, and has an impact upon human disease.
  • The Distinguished Clinical Research Achievement Award - $5,000 is awarded to two studies that show creativity, innovation, or a novel approach that demonstrates an immediate impact on the health and well-being of patients. 
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