The Experimental Physiology Early Career Author's Prize

Are you eligible to compete?

The Experimental Physiology Early Career Author's prize has been established to reward early career authors who publish outstanding research papers in Experimental Physiology which best meet the journal's remit of translation and integration.

The first prize, sponsored jointly by The Physiological Society and the publishers, Wiley-Blackwell, will comprise $1000, there will be a runner's up prize of $500.

A contribution towards the winner's travel and accommodation costs is offered to enable attendance at the Meeting where the prize is being awarded (If the winner is unable to attend a contribution will be made to the runner-up's expenses). Meeting registration costs are waived.

Entries will be judged from articles published during the year by the Experimental Physiology Editorial Board .
The 2014 winners will be notified in Spring 2015 and the prizes awarded/announced at Physiology 2015 in Cardiff UK.

Prize results will be published in Experimental Physiology and Physiology News in the spring of the year following publication.

Entries are invited from scientists who are the first author of a research article published in Experimental Physiology during the prize year.
Authors will be asked if they are eligible to enter when their paper is accepted for publication.
Senior authors of shortlisted articles will be asked to verify the extent of the first author's contribution to the article.

An author may have more than one manuscript considered for the prize. Only one prize can be awarded per manuscript or per author.
Where more than one Early Author has contributed to a paper the prize will be split on the advice of the senior author.

Applicants must have received their research degree (MD, PhD or equivalent) less than 6 years before submitting the paper. In the case of candidates who have both a MD and PhD the date of the most recently awarded degree should be used.
PHD students are also eligible to apply.

2014 Prize Winners

Robert Regenhardt Martin Bahls
Robert RegenhardtMartin Bahls
Centrally administered angiotensin-(1–7) increases the survival of stroke-prone spontaneously hypertensive ratsMother's exercise during pregnancy programmes vasomotor function in adult offspring

Robert W. Regenhardt, Adam P. Mecca, Fiona Desland, Phillip F. Ritucci-Chinni, Jacob A. Ludin, David Greenstein, Cristina Banuelos, Jennifer L. Bizon, Mary K. Reinhard and Colin Sumners, Experimental Physiology Volume 99, Issue 2, pages 442–453, 1 February 2014

Martin Bahls, Ryan D. Sheldon, Pardis Taheripour, Kerry A. Clifford, Kallie B. Foust, Emily D. Breslin, Jeremy N. Marchant-Forde, Ryan A. Cabot, M. Harold Laughlin, Christopher A. Bidwell and Sean C. Newcomer, Experimental Physiology Volume 99, Issue 1, pages 205–219, January 2014

Click here for details of previous Winners

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