Robert G. Siekert New Investigator Award

Updated:Jul 5,2011

International Stroke Conference 2015 - Sessions February 11-13

In recognition of Dr. Robert G. Siekert, founding chairman of the American Heart Association’s International Conference on Stroke and Cerebral Circulation, this award encourages new investigators to undertake or continue stroke-related research.

The deadline for abstract submission is August 16, 2011, 5 PM CDT.
The deadline for the upload of award application materials is August 18, 2011, 5 PM CDT.

Siekert Award Information

The applicant must meet the following criteria to be considered for this award:

  • All applicants must be members of the AHA/ASA.
  • The candidate must have a doctoral degree.
  • The candidate must have completed postgraduate training and be within five years of first Assistant Professor appointment.
  • The candidate must submit an abstract for the International Stroke Conference 2015 in accordance with the rules and regulations for submitting AHA abstracts.
  • An individual may apply for only one award to be presented at the International Stroke Conference 2015.
  • Previous winners for this award are not eligible to re-enter the competition in subsequent years.
  • Only one abstract per candidate will be considered. The applicant should be the first and presenting author.
  • There is no citizenship requirement for this award.
  • Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

ISC Abstract Submission

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