THE PEZCOLLER FOUNDATION – EACR RISING STAR AWARD

NEW AWARD: Established in 2020 in collaboration with EACR

Presented biennially to celebrate a cancer researcher who has the potential to make significant contributions to future cancer research progress


ABOUT THE AWARD AND THE AWARD LECTURE

The Pezcoller Foundation-EACR Rising Star Award celebrates a cancer researcher who has the potential to make significant contributions to future cancer research progress.

The winner gives the prestigious The Pezcoller Foundation-EACR Rising Star Award at the EACR Congress.
The next award will be presented at the EACR Virtual Congress to be held from 09-12 June 2021.
As an invited speaker the award winner will receive a free registration for the EACR Congress, plus accommodation and travel costs.
The award winner will also receive a €5,000 honorarium.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

We invite the nomination of cancer researchers who have demonstrated academic excellence and who show potential for exciting future achievements in the field of cancer research. Self-nominations cannot be accepted.

Nominees must meet the following criteria. The nominee should: 

  • Be within 1 to 4 years of having established their own laboratory in a European institution
  • Be named as the first and/or last author on at least one paper published in an international peer-reviewed cancer research journal, arising from work carried out in their laboratory

The first winner of the Pezcoller Foundation-EACR Rising Star Award has been announced on March 3, 2021: Dr. Sam Behjati, from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK.



DISCOVER SAM BEHJATI


Nominations for the 2023 Award will open in Autumn 2022.

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