The BIAL Award, one of the most prestigious awards of scientific research in the area of health in Europe, is accepting applications until the end of October 2012.
The BIAL Award was established in 1984 by the BIAL Foundation to reward and publish works of major impact in medical research and it is one of the biggest prizes in health in Europe
The Award establishes two prizes:
BIAL Merit Award in Medical Sciences (€200.000) is designed to distinguish an intellectual work written specifically for this purpose, on any freely chosen medical topic. Only research of high quality and scientific relevance will be considered.
BIAL Award in Clinical Medicine (€100.000) is designed to distinguish an intellectual work written specifically for this purpose on any freely chosen medical topic on clinical practice. Only work of high quality and relevance will be considered. At least one of the authors must be a native physician of a Portuguese speaking country.
Honourable Mention (€10.000 each)
The screening committee of BIAL Award 2012 consists of Professor António de Sousa Pereira, as chairman, and is composed by:
- Prof. Miguel Castelo-Branco
Faculty of Health Sciences, U. Beira Interior
- Prof. Doutora Maria João Marques Gomes
Faculty of Medical Sciences, U. Nova de Lisboa
- Prof. Doutor Adelino Leite Moreira
Faculty of Medicine, U. Porto
- Prof. Doutor António Martins da Silva
Abel Salazar Institute of Biomedical Sciences, U. Porto
- Prof. Doutor Luís Providência
Faculty of Medicine, U. Coimbra
- Prof. Doutor Nuno Sousa
School of Health Sciences, U. Minho
- Prof. Doutor Rui Victorino
Faculty of Medicine, U. Lisbon
Applications deadline: the deadline for applications ended on the 31st October, 2012.
The submitted works are being examined by the Screening Committee of the BIAL Award 2012. The winners will be announced in April 2013.