To encourage the next generation of researchers in SADS conditions, the Sudden Arrhythmia Death Syndromes (SADS) Foundation is announcing the Sixth Annual SADS Foundation Courts K. Cleveland, Jr. Young Investigator Awards in Cardiac Channelopathy Research. There will be a BASIC SCIENCE award and a TRANSLATIONAL/CLINICAL SCIENCE award given. Both awards will be administered by the Pediatric and Congenital EP Society (PACES), and will be presented at the annual PACES evening meeting at the 2015 Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions in Boston.
The SADS Foundation Courts K. Cleveland, Jr. Young Investigator Awards in Cardiac Channelopathy Research will recognize two outstanding, original academic works in the field of cardiac channelopathies (BASIC SCIENCE category and TRANSLATIONAL/CLINICAL SCIENCE category), which has not been published prior to the 2015 Heart Rhythm Society annual meeting in May, and/or presented in the prior year by a junior investigator.
The first author candidate should be an undergraduate student, medical student, graduate student, resident, fellow, postdoctoral fellow or junior investigator within his/her first 3 years of faculty appointment. However, there are no minimum or maximum age criteria. Training dates should be documented in a cover letter.
Submission of a full length manuscript addressing any area in the field of Cardiac Channelopathy Research is required. The applicant should designate which YIA category, Basic Science or Translational/Clinical, that he/she wishes to be considered. The submitted manuscript can be pre-submission, submitted, in press, or previously published. However, if previously published (online or in print), the published date MUST be after last year’s HRS meeting.
The manuscript may be associated with an abstract submitted to the HRS meeting, but such submission is not required. Submission for the award should be in a single PDF file, inclusive of all figures.
$500 to the recipient
$1,250 to the institution to offset the cost of the annual meeting
Recognition with a SADS Foundation YIA plaque
Presentation of the award at the annual PACES meeting on May 13, 2015
Submissions should be e-mailed as a single PDF file including the cover letter to the selection committee chair, Shubhayan Sanatani no later than March 31, 2015 at email@example.com.
Past award recipients:
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