Application closes 12/22/2019
The University of Michigan Depression Center Frances & Kenneth Eisenberg Translational Research Prizeshow description
The University of Michigan Comprehensive Depression Center is accepting nominations for the Frances and Kenneth Eisenberg Research Prize. This prestigious award is given annually to a world-renowned scientist and honors breakthrough research accomplishments that advance knowledge in the understanding of mechanisms and treatments in depressions, bipolar illnesses, or related disorders.
PrizeThe Prize is a $50,000 award, unrestricted, to be used at the recipient's sole discretion for the support of research operations and/or equipment. Disbursement of the Prize to the recipient shall take place at a scientific presentation given by the Prize winner.
- Nominee must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent international degrees.
- Research shall be in depression, bipolar illness and related disorders, broadly defined.
- International scientists are eligible.
- University of Michigan scientists are not eligible.
- Self-nomination is permitted.
- Nominee must be able to devote up to two days as Visiting Professor with a special lecture at the University of Michigan.
- If selected for the Prize, recipients will be invited to join the Eisenberg Research Prize review panel to select subsequent recipients of the Prize.
For a nomination to be considered, the following form below must be submitted before the November 22nd deadline: