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SADS Foundation Courts K. Cleveland Jr. Young Investigator Awards in Cardiac Channelopathy Research

November 28, 2017
To encourage the next generation of researchers in SADS conditions, the Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation is announcing the Ninth Annual SADS Foundation Courts K. Cleveland Jr. Young Investigator Awards in Cardiac Channelopathy Research. As in past years, there will be a BASIC SCIENCE award and a TRANSLATIONAL/CLINICAL SCIENCE award given. Both awards will be administered by the Pediatric and Congenital EP Society (PACES), and will be presented at the annual PACES evening meeting at the 2018 Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions.
 

Overview:

Annual SADS Foundation Courts K. Cleveland Jr. Young Investigator Awards in Cardiac Channelopathy Research will recognize two outstanding, original academic works in the field of cardiac channelopathies (BASIC SCIENCE category and TRANSLATIONAL/CLINICAL SCIENCE category), which has not been published or presented in a national/international meeting prior to the Heart Rhythm Society (HRS) annual meeting held in May 2018.
 

Specific Criteria:

  • The first author candidate should be an undergraduate student, medical student, graduate student, resident, fellow, postdoctoral fellow or junior investigator within his/her first three years of faculty appointment. However, there are no minimum or maximum age criteria. Training dates must be documented on the application.
  • Submission of a full length manuscript addressing any area in the field of Cardiac Channelopathy Research is required. The applicant should designate which YIA category, Basic Science or Translational/Clinical, that he/she wishes to be considered. The submitted manuscript can be pre-submission, submitted, in press, or previously published. However, if previously published (online or in print), the published date MUST be after last year’s HRS meeting. The manuscript may be associated with an abstract submitted to the 2016 HRS meeting, but such submission is not required. Submission for the award should be in a single PDF file, inclusive of all figures.
  • Submission DEADLINE is March 17, 2018

Award:

  • $500 to the recipient
  • $1,250 to the recipient’s mentor or host institution to offset the cost of attending the annual HRS meeting
  • Recognition with a SADS Foundation YIA plaque
  • Presentation of the award at the annual PACES meeting on Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Submissions must be sent to the selection committee chair, Maully Shah, no later than March 26, 2017 at http://www.sads.org/research/YIA-submit