Abstract Categories by Council Award

Updated:Oct 1,2013

Abstract Categories by Council Award
AHA scientific councils sponsor numerous awards and travel grants for students, trainees and early career investigators whose abstracts are accepted for presentation at Scientific Sessions. Learn more about award criteria and application information.

Applicants for the following awards may only be considered for a council's award or travel grant if the abstract is submitted to an abstract category primarily sponsored by that council. Please select a council award below to view a list of eligible abstract categories for that particular award.

Early Career Investigator Awards

+Louis N. & Arnold M. Katz Basic Sci Research Prize for Young Investigators 

  • 301 - Gene Expression/Molecular Biology (BCVS)
  • 302 - In-Vivo Gene Transfer: Experimental (BCVS)
  • 303 - Cardiac Development (BCVS)
  • 304 - Genetically Engineered Models of Human Disease (BCVS)
  • 401 - Ion Channels and membrane Transporters (BCVS)
  • 402 - Cellular Electrophysiology/Electropharmacology (BCVS)
  • 403 - Arrhythmias in Experimental Models (BCVS)
  • 404 - Cellular Aspects of Excitation-Contraction Coupling (BCVS)
  • 501 - Cardiac Failure and Remodeling (BCVS)
  • 510 - Molecular Basis of Hypertrophy (BCVS)
  • 511 - Cardiac Regeneration/Cellular Therapy - Experimental (BCVS)
  • 512 - Myocardial Structure and Pathology (BCVS)
  • 513 - Ventricular Function/Mechanics (BCVS)
  • 514 - Myocardial Energetics/Intermediary Metabolism (BCVS)
  • 515 - Protection of Ischemic Myocardium (BCVS)
  • 516 - Apoptosis (BCVS)
  • 712 - Growth Factors, Cytokines, Signal Transduction (BCVS)
  • 710 - Experimental Myocardial Infarction (BCVS)
  • 724 - Autonomic, Reflex, and Neurohumoral Control of Circulation (BCVS)

+Melvin L. Marcus Young Investigator Awards in Cardiovascular Sciences

  • 301 - Gene Expression/Molecular Biology (BCVS)
  • 302 - In-Vivo Gene Transfer: Experimental (BCVS)
  • 303 - Cardiac Development (BCVS)
  • 304 - Genetically Engineered Models of Human Disease (BCVS)
  • 401 - Ion Channels and membrane Transporters (BCVS)
  • 402 - Cellular Electrophysiology/Electropharmacology (BCVS)
  • 403 - Arrhythmias in Experimental Models (BCVS)
  • 404 - Cellular Aspects of Excitation-Contraction Coupling (BCVS)
  • 501 - Cardiac Failure and Remodeling (BCVS)
  • 510 - Molecular Basis of Hypertrophy (BCVS)
  • 511 - Cardiac Regeneration/Cellular Therapy - Experimental (BCVS)
  • 512 - Myocardial Structure and Pathology (BCVS)
  • 513 - Ventricular Function/Mechanics (BCVS)
  • 514 - Myocardial Energetics/Intermediary Metabolism (BCVS)
  • 515 - Protection of Ischemic Myocardium (BCVS)
  • 516 - Apoptosis (BCVS)
  • 712 - Growth Factors, Cytokines, Signal Transduction (BCVS)
  • 710 - Experimental Myocardial Infarction (BCVS)
  • 724 - Autonomic, Reflex, and Neurohumoral Control of Circulation (BCVS)
+Vivien Thomas Young Investigator Award
  • 502 - Surgical Treatment of Heart Failure, Transplantation, and Arrhythmias (CVSA)
  • 503 - Heart Failure: Cell & Gene Based Therapies (CVSA)
  • 517 - Myocardial Protection/Intraoperative Management (CVSA)
  • 521 - Cardiac Surgery: Valvular Heart Disease (not including Percutaneous Valves) (CVSA)
  • 607 - Thoracic Aortic Disease (CVSA)
  • 608 - Surgical Revascularization for Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease (CVSA)
+Cournand & Comroe Young Investigator Award
  • 410 - Resuscitation, CPR, Emergency Cardiac Care, Critical Care, AED and Trauma (3CPR)
  • 509 - Pulmonary Circulation, Respiratory Processes, and Lung Injury (3CPR)
  • 723 - Pulmonary Hypertension (3CPR)
+Martha N. Hill New Investigator Award
  • 204 - Psychosocial and Behavioral Aspects (CVSN)
  • 205 - Prevention, Education, and Disease Management (CVSN)
  • 213 - Physiologic Aspects of Acute and Chronic Care (CVSN)
+Melvin Judkins Young Investigator Award

  • 107 - Computed Tomography (CT): Coronary Artery (CVRI)
  • 108 - Computed Tomography (CT): Heart (Non-Coronary) (CVRI)
  • 109 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): Heart (CVRI)
  • 110 - Non-Coronary Vascular Imaging (CT/MRI/Other) (CVRI)
+Laennec Young Clinician Award
  • 101 - Echocardiography: Evaluation of Systolic Function (CLCD)
  • 102 - Echocardiography: Evaluation of Diastolic Function (CLCD)
  • 103 - Echocardiography: Emerging Technologies (CLCD)
  • 104 - Echocardiography in CAD: Stress and Contrast (CLCD)
  • 105 - Echocardiography in Clinical Syndromes: Valve disease, Stroke and Arrhythmias (CLCD)
  • 106 - Nuclear Cardiology: Isotope Imaging and PET (CLCD)
  • 203 - Physiology of Exercise and Pharmacologic Stress (CLCD)
  • 405 - ECG and Non-Invasive Arrhythmia Testing/Risk Assessment (CLCD)
  • 406 - Arrhythmias: Diagnosis and Electrophysiology (CLCD)
  • 407 - Treatment of Arrhythmias: Pharmacologic (CLCD)
  • 408 - Treatment of Arrhythmias: Ablation (CLCD)
  • 409 -  Treatment of Arrhythmias: ICD/Pacemaker – excluding CRT (CLCD)
  • 504 - Heart Failure: Pathophysiology & Diagnosis (CLCD)
  • 505 -  Heart Failure: Pharmacologic Therapy (CLCD)
  • 506 -  Heart Failure: Pacing and Other Therapeutic Devices (CLCD)
  • 507 -  Heart Failure: Disease Management, Quality of Care, and Clinical Outcomes (CLCD)
  • 508 -  Medical Aspects End Stage Heart Failure: Transplantation and Device Therapies (CLCD)
  • 518 -  Ventricular Function/Hemodynamics and Biomarkers (CLCD)
  • 519 -  Myocardial (including Hypertrophy)/Pericardial Disease (CLCD)
  • 520 -  Valvular Heart Disease: Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and Medical Management (CLCD)
  • 601 -  Pharmacology for ACS and PCI (CLCD)
  • 602 -  Catheter-Based Coronary Interventions: Stents – Clinical Use (CLCD)
  • 603 -  Catheter-Based Coronary Interventions: Experimental & New Technology (CLCD)
  • 605 -  Percutaneous Non-Coronary Cardiac Intervention (including Percutaneous Valves)(CLCD)
  • 606 - Catheter-Based Coronary Imaging and Hemodynamics (CLCD)
  • 715 - Unstable Angina, NSTEMI and STEMI: Diagnosis and Pathophysiology (CLCD)
  • 716 - Unstable Angina, NSTEMI and STEMI: Prognosis and  Pharmacologic Therapy (CLCD)
  • 717    Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease (CLCD)
+Samuel A. Levine Young Clinical Investigator Award
  • 101 - Echocardiography: Evaluation of Systolic Function (CLCD)
  • 102 - Echocardiography: Evaluation of Diastolic Function (CLCD)
  • 103 - Echocardiography: Emerging Technologies (CLCD)
  • 104 - Echocardiography in CAD: Stress and Contrast (CLCD)
  • 105 - Echocardiography in Clinical Syndromes: Valve disease, Stroke and Arrhythmias (CLCD)
  • 106 - Nuclear Cardiology: Isotope Imaging and PET (CLCD)
  • 203 - Physiology of Exercise and Pharmacologic Stress (CLCD)
  • 405 - ECG and Non-Invasive Arrhythmia Testing/Risk Assessment (CLCD)
  • 406 - Arrhythmias: Diagnosis and Electrophysiology (CLCD)
  • 407 - Treatment of Arrhythmias: Pharmacologic (CLCD)
  • 408 - Treatment of Arrhythmias: Ablation (CLCD)
  • 409 -  Treatment of Arrhythmias: ICD/Pacemaker – excluding CRT (CLCD)
  • 504 - Heart Failure: Pathophysiology & Diagnosis (CLCD)
  • 505 -  Heart Failure: Pharmacologic Therapy (CLCD)
  • 506 -  Heart Failure: Pacing and Other Therapeutic Devices (CLCD)
  • 507 -  Heart Failure: Disease Management, Quality of Care, and Clinical Outcomes (CLCD)
  • 508 -  Medical Aspects End Stage Heart Failure: Transplantation and Device Therapies (CLCD)
  • 518 -  Ventricular Function/Hemodynamics and Biomarkers (CLCD)
  • 519 -  Myocardial (including Hypertrophy)/Pericardial Disease (CLCD)
  • 520 -  Valvular Heart Disease: Diagnosis, Pathophysiology and Medical Management (CLCD)
  • 601 -  Pharmacology for ACS and PCI (CLCD)
  • 602 -  Catheter-Based Coronary Interventions: Stents – Clinical Use (CLCD)
  • 603 -  Catheter-Based Coronary Interventions: Experimental & New Technology (CLCD)
  • 605 -  Percutaneous Non-Coronary Cardiac Intervention (including Percutaneous Valves)(CLCD)
  • 606 - Catheter-Based Coronary Imaging and Hemodynamics (CLCD)
  • 715 - Unstable Angina, NSTEMI and STEMI: Diagnosis and Pathophysiology (CLCD)
  • 716 - Unstable Angina, NSTEMI and STEMI: Prognosis and  Pharmacologic Therapy (CLCD)
  • 717    Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease (CLCD)
+Elizabeth Barrett-Connor Research Award for Young Investigators in Training

  • 207 - Cardiac Rehabilitation/Exercise (EPI)
  • 208 - Prevention Research: Interventions (Population-Based Interventions, Individual Interventions, Risk Factor Modification Studies, Prevention Trials) (EPI)
  • 211 - Epidemiology: Population Studies, Risk Factors, Biomarkers (EPI)
  • 214 - Reaching the AHA 2020 Goals: Strategies for Success   (EPI)
  • 306 - Genetic Epidemiology, Genomics and Pharmacogenomics of Cardiovascular Disease (FGTB/EPI)
+FGTB Young Investigator Award
  • 305 - Functional Genomics, Transcriptomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics of Cardiovascular Disease (FGTB)
  • Genetic Epidemiology, Genomics and Pharmacogenomics of Cardiovascular Disease (FGTB/EPI)

+Council on Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health Young Investigator Award

  • 206 - Nutrition in CVD Risk and Prevention: Clinical and Experimental Aspects (Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health)
  • 209 - Obesity in CVD Risk and Prevention: Pathophysiology and Treatment (Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health)
  • 210 - Diabetes Mellitus in CVD Risk and Prevention: Pathophysiology and Treatment (Lifestyle and Cardiometabolic Health)


Travel Stipends

+ATVB Merit Awards for Young Investigators

  • 201 - Lipids, Lipid Mediators, and Lipoprotein Metabolism: Basic and Cellular (ATVB)
  • 202 - Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism: Clinical (ATVB)
  • 701 - Vascular Development, Differentiation, and Regeneration (ATVB)
  • 702 - Mechanisms of Atherosclerosis (ATVB)
  • 703 - Endothelium, Vascular Tone and Nitric Oxide (ATVB)
  • 704 - Proliferation, Remodeling, Extracellular Matrix (ATVB)
  • 705 - Stem/Progenitor Cells (ATVB)
  • 706 - Angiogenesis and Arteriogenesis (ATVB)
  • 707 - Inflammation and Adhesion Molecules (ATVB)
  • 708 - Microcirculation and Cerebral/Coronary/Peripheral Circulation (ATVB)
  • 709 - Hemostasis, Thrombosis and Fibrinolysis (ATVB)
  • 711 - Redox Signaling and Oxidative Stress (ATVB)
+BCVS Abstract Travel Grant
  • 301 - Gene Expression/Molecular Biology (BCVS)
  • 302 - In-Vivo Gene Transfer: Experimental (BCVS)
  • 303 - Cardiac Development (BCVS)
  • 304 - Genetically Engineered Models of Human Disease (BCVS)
  • 401 - Ion Channels and membrane Transporters (BCVS)
  • 402 - Cellular Electrophysiology/Electropharmacology (BCVS)
  • 403 - Arrhythmias in Experimental Models (BCVS)
  • 404 - Cellular Aspects of Excitation-Contraction Coupling (BCVS)
  • 501 - Cardiac Failure and Remodeling (BCVS)
  • 510 - Molecular Basis of Hypertrophy (BCVS)
  • 511 - Cardiac Regeneration/Cellular Therapy - Experimental (BCVS)
  • 512 - Myocardial Structure and Pathology (BCVS)
  • 513 - Ventricular Function/Mechanics (BCVS)
  • 514 - Myocardial Energetics/Intermediary Metabolism (BCVS)
  • 515 - Protection of Ischemic Myocardium (BCVS)
  • 516 - Apoptosis (BCVS)
  • 712 - Growth Factors, Cytokines, Signal Transduction (BCVS)
  • 710 - Experimental Myocardial Infarction (BCVS)
  • 724 - Autonomic, Reflex, and Neurohumoral Control of Circulation (BCVS)
+BCVS International Travel Grant
  • 301 - Gene Expression/Molecular Biology (BCVS)
  • 302 - In-Vivo Gene Transfer: Experimental (BCVS)
  • 303 - Cardiac Development (BCVS)
  • 304 - Genetically Engineered Models of Human Disease (BCVS)
  • 401 - Ion Channels and membrane Transporters (BCVS)
  • 402 - Cellular Electrophysiology/Electropharmacology (BCVS)
  • 403 - Arrhythmias in Experimental Models (BCVS)
  • 404 - Cellular Aspects of Excitation-Contraction Coupling (BCVS)
  • 501 - Cardiac Failure and Remodeling (BCVS)
  • 510 - Molecular Basis of Hypertrophy (BCVS)
  • 511 - Cardiac Regeneration/Cellular Therapy - Experimental (BCVS)
  • 512 - Myocardial Structure and Pathology (BCVS)
  • 513 - Ventricular Function/Mechanics (BCVS)
  • 514 - Myocardial Energetics/Intermediary Metabolism (BCVS)
  • 515 - Protection of Ischemic Myocardium (BCVS)
  • 516 - Apoptosis (BCVS)
  • 712 - Growth Factors, Cytokines, Signal Transduction (BCVS)
  • 710 - Experimental Myocardial Infarction (BCVS)
  • 724 - Autonomic, Reflex, and Neurohumoral Control of Circulation (BCVS)

+3CPR Junior Investigator Travel Stipend

  • 410 - Resuscitation, CPR, Emergency Cardiac Care, Critical Care, AED and Trauma (3CPR)
  • 509 - Pulmonary Circulation, Respiratory Processes, and Lung Injury (3CPR)
  • 723 - Pulmonary Hypertension (3CPR)
+CVRI Early Career Investigator Travel Stipend

  • 107 - Computed Tomography (CT): Coronary Artery (CVRI)
  • 108 - Computed Tomography (CT): Heart (Non-Coronary) (CVRI)
  • 109 - Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): Heart (CVRI)
  • 110 - Non-Coronary Vascular Imaging (CT/MRI/Other) (CVRI)
+FGTB Abstract Travel Grants
  • 305 - Functional Genomics, Transcriptomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics of Cardiovascular Disease (FGTB)
  • Genetic Epidemiology, Genomics and Pharmacogenomics of Cardiovascular Disease (FGTB/EPI)  

+FGTB International Travel Grants

  • 305 - Functional Genomics, Transcriptomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics of Cardiovascular Disease (FGTB)
  • 306 - Genetic Epidemiology, Genomics and Pharmacogenomics of Cardiovascular Disease (FGTB/EPI)  
+FGTB Minority Travel Grants
  • 305 - Functional Genomics, Transcriptomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics of Cardiovascular Disease (FGTB)
  • 306 - Genetic Epidemiology, Genomics and Pharmacogenomics of Cardiovascular Disease (FGTB/EPI)  
     

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