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THE PEZCOLLER FOUNDATION – EACR TRANSLATIONAL CANCER RESEARCHER AWARD

Since 2012, the Pezcoller Foundation and the European Association for Carcer Research have collaborated in the organization of the biennial Pezcoller Foundation – EACR Cancer Researcher Award, which celebrates academic excellence and achievements in the field of cancer research.

From 2020, the Award has been renamed the Pezcoller Foundation - EACR Translational Cancer Researcher Award, and was made annually from 2021 onwards.

THE WINNER

  • will receive a €10,000 honorarium from the Pezcoller Foundation
  • will give the prestigious Pezcoller Foundation – EACR Translational Cancer Researcher Award Lecture at the EACR Congress
  • will receive from the EACR a free registration plus accommodation and travel costs as an invited speaker to the EACR Congress.
  • will be invited to give a lecture in Trento, Italy, in Autumn, at a date to be agreed

The nominee (the person being nominated) should be a cancer researcher who has demonstrated academic excellence and achievements in the field of translational cancer research. Translational research is defined as a fundamental research discovery that has the potential for future clinical development for the benefit of cancer patients. 

Nominees must also meet the following criteria:

  • Have no more than 15 years post-doctoral experience (or equivalent degree)
  • Have spent at least the last five years working in Europe
  • Presently be employed in a European institution

Self-nominations cannot be accepted. An Evaluation Panel will be established to consider nominations, chaired by the current EACR President and consisting of two further representatives from each organization.


Documents to send
  1. Completed Nomination Form
  2. A one page letter of support giving the reasons for the nomination
  3. A concise curriculum vitae from the nominee
  4. Details of the nominee’s relevant publications
How to submit your nomination
Please email your completed nomination form and accompanying documents as a single pdf to laura.kendrick@eacr.org


2024 WINNER - ELISA ORICCHIO


Prof. Elisa Oricchio is the Winner of the Pezcoller Foundation – EACR Translational Cancer Researcher Award 2024.

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