The Mitchell Alan Ross Prize was established to encourage young investigators to pursue research in the areas of epilepsy and/or birth asphyxia.
A prize of $5,000, to be used at the recipient’s discretion, will be awarded to a graduating Fellow, Resident, or Post-doctoral trainee who has completed an outstanding research project in the area of epilepsy and/or birth asphyxia. Priority will be given to individuals who plan to pursue research in epilepsy and/or birth asphyxia as a career. The prize will be announced in June and awarded prior to July 1 on an annual basis.
We welcome nominations from your department for consideration of the prize based on the eligibility criteria listed below:
Mitchell Alan Ross Prize
Nomination Deadline: May 1, 2021
Prize Amount for 2021: $5,000
Number of Awards: 1 per year
- Graduating fellows, residents, and postdoctoral fellows at Weill Cornell Medicine
- Project must involve epilepsy and/or birth asphyxia (basic, translational, and clinical research projects are acceptable)
- Recommendation letter from the Department Chair (1-2 pages)
- Statement from the nominee describing the nominee’s research background, current research efforts, and future goals
- Updated CV
Criteria for selection of the recipient will include quality of research statement, strength of recommendation letter, and nominee’s track record for success.