April 15, 1916–May 27, 1996
Earl P. Benditt Award Presented by NAVBO
This award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding discovery or developed a concept that has been seminal to our understanding of vascular biology or pathology.
The recipient will receive a crystal plaque and a monetary award and will be asked to give a lecture at the Vascular Biology Meeting.
- No age requirement
- Candidate need not be a NAVBO member
- Primary nominator must be a Regular member of NAVBO
- Nobel Prize recipients are not eligible
- Recipient must be available to present a lecture at the next Vascular Biology (NAVBO's annual meeting)
- Limit additional letters of recommendation to no more than three (each a maximum of 500 words). At least two of all the letters must be by scientists from a different institution than the nominee.
- Complete online application (must upload CV in the prescribed format, see below*) and at least one letter of recommendation; limit of five documents)
To nominate a colleague, go to Nominations for Meritorious Awards
* CV format:
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
F. Full list of publications, organized into primary research articles, reviews, and books/book chapters.
Past Recipients of the Earl P. Benditt Award include:
2011 - Kari Alitalo
2009 - A. Jake Lusis
2008 - Shaun R. Coughlin
2007 - Harold F. Dvorak
2006 - Salvador Moncada
2005 - Thomas Maciag
2004 - Peter Carmeliet
2003 - Mark H. Ginsberg
2002 - Michael A. Gimbrone, Jr.
2001 - Stephen Schwartz
2000 - Judah Folkman
1999 - Morris Karnovsky