2017 Taubman Prize

For Excellence in Translational Medical Science

This award is presented annually by the A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute at the University of Michigan. It is meant to recognize work in the crucial field of translational research being conducted by the clinician-scientist who has done the most to transform laboratory discoveries into clinical applications for patients suffering from disease.

Prize: $100,000


  • Applicant must be clinician scientist with MD or MD/PhD
  • International scientists are eligible.
  • U-M scientists are excluded.
  • Self-nomination is permitted.
  • The recipient must be available to deliver the keynote speech at the Taubman Institute annual symposium on October 20, 2017. 

Judging Criteria:

  • Significant contribution to translating basic research findings into medical practice
  • The manner in which nominee’s clinical activities connects to his or her laboratory research

Deadline: February 15, 2017

Nomination Guidelines

For a nomination to be considered by the selection committee, the following items must be submitted with the completed nomination form:

  • A one-page letter of nomination detailing the individual’s extraordinary or sustained contribution to the field of translational research
  • The curriculum vitae of the nominee
  • The nominee's h factor
  • A bibliography of 5 most significant publications
  • Two additional letters of support

Electronic submissions are encouraged. Incomplete nominations will not be presented to the nomination committee.

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