Nomination: Monserrat Trueta Outstanding Career Award

Monserrat Trueta Outstanding Career Award
Fundació Catalana Síndrome de Down

This award recognizes scientists for their sustained and distinguished career, including outstanding scientific contributions, leadership, and mentoring. Candidates for this award should have been in the field for 15 or more years and made major contributions to our understanding of the pathophysiology of Down syndrome, with special emphasis in advances leading to therapy. The recipient must be able to attend the annual meeting to deliver a talk about his/her research.

Nominations (including self-nominations) must be made by a current T21RS member and will be reviewed by the Executive Board of T21RS. Members of this board will not be allowed to apply.

They should include:
– A CV
– A short (500 words) description of the nominee’s contributions
– Two letters of recommendation (each no more than 2 pages). Letter writers should address the nominee’s outstanding scientific contributions, leadership, and mentoring. Letters of recommendation from the lab of the nominee will not be accepted.
– The prize will include an honorarium of 6000€, generously provided by the Catalan Down Syndrome Foundation (FCSD). In addition, the recipient will receive free registration to the Annual Meeting of the FCSD where he/she will give a talk and receive their award.
– The winner will be announced during the T21RS International Conference.

Award Schedule
Nominations Open: December 4, 2023
Nominations Close: February 8, 2024
Recipient Announced: June 6, 2024 in Rome at T21RS conference