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2021 Chancellors Club Research Award Request for Nominations

REVISED DATE - 2021 Announcement (PDF)

The University of Kansas Medical Center, Vice Chancellor for Research, Matthias Salathe, M.D., is pleased to announce the request for nominations recognizing an outstanding researcher for the Chancellors Club Research Award. The 2020 recipient of this award was Jeffrey Burns, M.D., M.S, from the KU Alzheimer's Disease Center.

The Chancellors Club Research Award, which carries with it a $10,000 prize, is presented to an individual in recognition of exceptional achievements that have had significant and long-term impact on a research field. The research should be of national and/or international merit and should have profoundly affected later development of a field or represent a productive record of significant research. The award may be bestowed only once in a faculty member's lifetime.

All Kansas City, Wichita or Salina faculty (other than prior winners) who have had an appointment at the University of Kansas Medical Center for a least four (4) years are eligible to apply. This includes past winners of the Faculty Research Investigator Award. Selection of the Chancellors Club Research Award will be based on the following non-ranked criteria:

  1. Publication of research in peer-reviewed journals;
  2. Federal grant support;
  3. Presentations and invited lectures to major national or international scientific congresses or prestigious
    academic institutions;
  4. Peer recognition in the form of elected offices in professional societies, memberships on journal
    editorial boards, membership on national and international committees (e.g., study sections,
    consultantships, etc.);
  5. Previous recognition as a recipient of honors and awards from national organizations and/or other
    prestigious academic institutions;
  6. Training of graduate students and fellows who have made significant independent scientific
    contributions.

The selected recipient will be announced at the annual meeting of the Chancellors Club in Lawrence around September/October. The recipient will be honored at the KUMC Faculty Research Day, which will be held in October/November.

Submission of Materials: The nominating material should include: a) the candidate's complete current curriculum vitae; b) a concise 1-2 page statement of the nominee's research accomplishments written by the person(s) nominating the candidate, c) a copy of the candidate's most significant publications (five maximum); and d) two letters from scientific peers outside the University of Kansas system. The statement of the nominee's research accomplishments is of critical importance in evaluating the application's merits. It should be based on material contained within the CV but is intended as a supplement.

Please submit the supporting documents in a single PDF attachment to Kelly Robertson (krobertson@kumc.edu) at the KUMC Research Institute, no later than 5 PM, Friday, Revised Date - April 30, 2021.

 

Previous honors of the
CHANCELLORS CLUB REASEARCH AWARD

1992
Ruben D. Bunag, M.D.
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics

1993
Curtis D. Klaassen, Ph.D.
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics

1994
Jared J. Grantham, M.D.
Medicine

1995
Sudhansu K. Dey, Ph.D.
Molecular and Integrative Physiology

1996
Joseph F. Lutkenhaus, Ph.D.
Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology

1997
David C. Morrison, Ph.D.
Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology

1998
Laurence Y. Cheung, M.D.
Surgery

1999
Joan S. Hunt, Ph.D.
Anatomy and Cell Biology

2000
Glen K. Andrews, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2001
Michael J. Soares, Ph.D.
Molecular and Integrative Physiology

2002
Paul F. Terranova, Ph.D.
Molecular and Integrative Physiology

2003
Opendra (Bill) Narayan, DVM, Ph.D.
Microbiology, Molecular Genetics and Immunology

2004
Paul D. Cheney, Ph.D.
Molecular and Integrative Physiology

2005
Dale R. Abrahamson, Ph.D.
Anatomy and Cell Biology

2006
Peter G. Smith, Ph.D.
Molecular and Integrative Physiology

2007
Randolph J. Nudo, Ph.D.
Molecular and Integrative Physiology

2008
Carol E. Smith, RN, Ph.D.
School of Nursing

2009
James P. Calvet, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2010
Yu-Jui Yvonne Wan, Ph.D.
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics

2011
Harmut Jaeschke, Ph.D.
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics

2012
Richard J. Barohn, M.D.
Neurology

2013
Charles D. Little, Ph.D.
Anatomy and Cell Biology

2014
Russell Swerdlow, M.D.
Neurology

2015
Kenneth Peterson, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

2016
Merlin G. Butler, M.D., Ph.D.
Psychiatry  & Behavioral Sciences and Pediatrics

2017
Shrikant Anant, Ph.D.
KU Cancer Center

2018
Andrew Godwin, Ph.D.
Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

2019
Bruno Hagenbuch, PhD
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Therapeutics

2020
Jeffrey Burns, MD, MS
KU Alzheimer's Disease Center

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