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Accepting Nominations for CSATVB Scientific Excellence Award 2018

“The CSATVB Scientific Excellence Award” is sponsored by the Canadian Society for Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology.   An award of $1000 is given to an active researcher for consistently outstanding and innovative research in the areas of atherosclerosis, thrombosis and/or vascular biology.  The award is open to Canadian citizens or landed immigrants in Canada who are faculty members of a Canadian university or are staff members of a recognized Canadian research institute or equivalent.

The deadline for receipt of letters of nominations is October 3, 2017.  The letter should explain why the nominee is deserving of the award and include an up-to-date full CV of the candidate.  Please send nominations (electronically) to:


Dr. Avrum I. Gotlieb

Chair, CSATVB Scientific Excellence Award

Professor, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology

Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Medical Sciences Building, 1 Kings College Circle, Room 6231
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A8 Canada



The award will consist of a cheque for $1000, a commemorative plaque, and free membership to CSATVB for 1 year.  The awardee is expected to deliver a keynote scientific lecture at annual CSATVB meeting at the XVIIIth International Symposium on Atherosclerosis in Toronto, June 9-12 2018.

Nominees for this award are now being sought.  Please distribute widely and consider making a nomination yourself.  All nomination letters will be acknowledged.