ATVB encourages submissions from early career investigators. The journal recognizes these investigators through prizes for publication of full length original contributions that are awarded annually in each of the three major areas of the journal’s science. The first or last author must be within 10 years of an initial faculty (or equivalent) appointment. Recipient will be recognized both in the journal and at the Annual Vascular Discovery Conference (Vascular Discovery Conference site)
Beginning in 2005, Dr. Donald Heistad (Editor-in-Chief, 1999-2007) initiated awards to honor early career investigations for their outstanding papers in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology. An early career investigator, who is the first author or last author of an original paper can be eligible for the following:
Karl Link Award in Thrombosis
Daniel Steinberg Award in Arteriosclerosis
Werner Risau Award in Vascular Biology
The goals of these awards is to recognize outstanding work by early career investigators and to encourage them to send their most exciting work to ATVB.
Recipients will be invited to attend the annual ATVB conference where they will present their work in a plenary session. They will receive a plaque and a check for $2,500, funded by Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, and up to $1,000 of reimbursed travel expenses funded by the ATVB Council. Award recipients will also be recognized in the ATVB Journal.
The first or last author must be within 10 years of an initial faculty (or equivalent) appointment. Authors should indicate, at the time of submission of the manuscript, their desire to be considered for the award. Candidates should also submit a biographical sketch (maximum 4 pages), including a list of key full-length papers.
Awards will be based primarily on the quality of the published paper and the interest it has engender in the scientific community. The selection process will also consider the overall achievements of the author.
Please contact the ATVB editorial office for any questions regarding eligibility, criteria, or other aspects of the awards.