Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation

Funding Agency:
American Association for the Advancement of Science

The Science & PINS Prize is awarded for innovative research that modulates neural activity through physical (electrical, magnetic, optical) stimulation of targeted sites in the nervous system with implications for translational medicine. Established in 2016, the prize is administered by Scienceand Science Translational Medicine and awarded annually for outstanding research as described in a 1,500 word essay based on research performed in the past three years.

The winner of the Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation is awarded US$25,000 and publication of his or her essay in Science. The Grand Prize essay and that of the Runner-up are also published on Science Online. The award is announced and presented at a ceremony usually in September each year. PINS will provide financial support to help enable the grand prize winner to attend the ceremony.

Deadline: Mar. 15, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Entrants must be a Junior Investigator with an advanced degree received in the last 10 years and must be 45 years or younger as of January 1, 2018.

The entrant's essay must describe their research and its implications for neuromodulation.

The entrant must have performed or directed the work described in the essay.

The research must have been performed during the previous three years.

Employees of PINS, its subsidiaries, Science and AAAS, and their relatives are not eligible for the prize.

Amount

$25,000

Funding Type

Prize

Eligibility

Junior Faculty
Medical Fellow/Resident
Post Doctoral Fellows

Category

Engineering and Physical Sciences
Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

March 15, 2019