Abstract Awards

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Sherry Apple Resident Travel Scholarship

The Sherry Apple Resident Travel Scholarship is granted yearly to an outstanding resident abstract accepted at the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting. A stipend of up to $1000 is given to cover travel expenses.

Resident neurosurgeon

Ronald R. Tasker Young Investigator Award (Resident Award - Section on Pain)

$1000 award given to the highest-ranked abstract submitted for the CNS Annual Meeting concerning pain research

Resident or neurosurgeon who is no more than six years out from completion of training

Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Resident Award

$500 award given to the best resident paper addressing a topic of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery

Resident or Fellow must be first author and presenting author

Galbraith Award (Resident Award - Section on Cerebrovascular Surgery)

Given to the best resident paper addressing a topic of cerebrovascular surgery as judged by the JSCVS Committee responsible for the CNS Annual Meeting Section Program

Attending or Resident

Depuy-Synthes Award for Resident Research on Brain and Craniofacial Injury

Selected by the Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care. Up to $2000 is awarded to a resident/fellow abstract related to head injury

Resident or Fellow

Depuy-Synthes Award for Resident Research on Spinal Cord and Spinal Column Injury

Selected by the Section on Neurotrauma and Critical Care. Up to $2000 is awarded to a resident/fellow abstract related to spinal cord/column injury

Resident or Fellow

American Brain Tumor Association Young Investigator Award

$2000 award given to the high ranking tumor-related basic science paper submitted by a principal investigator who has completed residency and is within the first six years of training

Tumor Section Member, completed residency and within first six years of practice

BrainLab Neurosurgery Award

$1000 award given to a neurosurgeon practicing outside the United States or in a non-academic setting in the United States with the best abstract related to central nervous system tumors

From outside US or from non-academic setting in US, Tumor Section Member

Integra Foundation Award (Tumors)

$1000 given to the best clinical research paper on CNS tumors

Tumor Section Member

Journal of Neuro-Oncology Award

$500 award given to a high-ranking abstract related to either clinical or basic science neuro-oncology research

Tumor Section Member

National Brain Tumor Society Mahaley Clinical Research Award (Section on Tumors)

$1000 award given to resident, fellow or attending in neuro-oncology who presents the best clinical research paper in the field

Tumor Section Member

Preuss Award (Section on Tumors)

$1000 award given to the best basic science tumor-related paper submitted by young investigator

Tumor Section Member within 10 years of training

Stryker Neuro-Oncology Award

$1000 award given to a high ranking brain tumor clinical or basic science abstract submitted by a resident or medical student

Senior author must be Tumor Section Member

Synthes Skull Base Surgery Award

$1000 award given to an attending neurosurgeon, resident or fellow within the Tumor Section who submits the best abstract related to skull base surgery

Tumor Section Member, Resident, Fellow or Attending Neurosurgeon

Columbia Softball Charity Award

$1000 award given to the best pediatric tumor abstract

Tumor Section Member

Julius Goodman Resident Award (Socioeconomic)

$500 award given to a neurosurgical resident based on originality, merit, innovation, and scientific process. The resident must have made a significant contribution to the abstract. The abstract is chosen by two to four members of the Communications and Education Committee (CEC) of the CSNS appointed by the Chair of the CEC. This annual award is presented at the CNS Annual Meeting. If it is decided that there is no abstract that deserves the award that year, the ad hoc committee may choose not to present the award that year

Socioeconomic topic. Neurosurgical resident

Samuel Hassenbusch Young Neurosurgeon Award (Socioeconomic)

$500 award given to a young neurosurgeon based on originality, merit, innovation, and scientific process. The young neurosurgeon must have made a significant contribution to the abstract. The abstract is chosen by two to four members of the Communications and Education Committee (CEC) of the CSNS appointed by the Chair of the CEC. This annual award is presented at the CNS Annual Meeting. If it is decided that there is no abstract that deserves the award that year, the ad hoc committee may choose not to present the award that year

Socioeconomic topic. Young neurosurgeon (no more than 5 years out from completion of training)

Synthes Cerebrovascular Award

Given to the best abstract presented at the CNS-CV Session by a resident or medical student

Resident or Medical Student