Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award
The Banting Medal for Scientific Achievement Award is the highest scientific award of the American Diabetes Association.
Given in memory of Sir Frederick Banting, a medical scientist, doctor and Nobel laureate who is noted as one of the key investigators in the discovery of insulin, the Banting Medal is awarded annually to honor highly meritorious career achievement in the field of diabetes research.
Criteria for Selection
- Nominee will have demonstrated significant, long-term contribution to the understanding of diabetes, its treatment and/or prevention.
- Publications and teaching experience are primary factors in the selection process.
- Nominee must have MD, PhD, or equivalent.
- Both U.S. and non-U.S. residents are eligible for award.
- Contributions and volunteer service to both national and international diabetes organizations and the broader diabetes community may also be taken into consideration.
- Recipient will deliver the Banting Lecture at the Scientific Sessions.
- The recipient receives a $20,000 honorarium.
- Offered the opportunity to publish the lecture in an American Diabetes Association journal.
- Award includes round-trip coach airfare for winner and spouse and hotel stay for up to seven nights. Also includes other travel-related expenses.
- Includes complimentary registration to Scientific Sessions for winner and a family member.
- Nominations must be submitted using the universal National Scientific Achievement Award Application Form.
- Nominations are accepted from any professional member of the American Diabetes Association.
- Letter of nomination (no more than 400 words), signed by no more than 3 individuals, will be accepted. Letter of nomination should address criteria for selection.
- Nominee’s CV with career and publication highlights.
- Annotated list of the nominee’s 10 most significant publications.
- Questions? Contact Mary Merkin by email or call 703-549-1500, ext 1371.
The recipient is chosen by the National Medicine, Science and Health Care Awards Committee and approved by the Executive Committee of the American Diabetes Association.
|1941||Elliott P. Joslin, MD|
|1942||William Muhlberg, MD|
|1943||Fred W. Hipwell, MD|
|1944||Leonard G. Rowntree, MD|
|1946||25th Anniversary of Insulin Program|
|Bernardo A. Houssay, MD|
|H.C. Hagedorn, MD|
|R.D. Lawrence, MD|
|Eugene Opie, MD|
|University of Toronto|
|1947||G.H.A. Clowes, PhD|
|1948||Rollin T. Woodyatt, MD|
|1949||Herbert M. Evans, MD|
|Frederick M. Allen, MD|
|1950||F.G. Young, DCs|
|1951||C.N.H. Long, MD|
|1952||R.R. Bensley, MD|
|1953||Shields Warren, MD|
|Walter R. Campbell, MD|
|A. Almon Fletcher, MD|
|1954||Sir Henry H. Dale|
|1955||Carl F. Cori, MD|
|Eugene F. DuBois, MD|
|1956||William C. Stadie, MD|
|1957||DeWitt Stetten, Jr., MD, PhD|
|John R. Murlin, PhD, DSc|
|1958||Jerome W. Conn, MD|
|William H. Olmsted, MD|
|1959||George W. Thorn, MD|
|E.T. Bell, MD|
|1960||Priscilla White, MD|
|J.P. Collip, MD|
|1961||Rachmiel Levine, MD|
|1962||A. Baird Hastings, PhD|
|1963||Bernardo A. Houssay, MD|
|Garfield G. Duncan, MD|
|1964||Francis D.W. Lukens, MD|
|Moses Barron, MD|
|Professor Joseph P. Hoet|
|Leland S. McKittrick, MD|
|Peter J. Maloney, PhD|
|David A. Scott, PhD|
|Ernst Wertheimer, MD|
|1965||Solomon A. Berson, MD|
|I. Arthur Mirsky, MD|
|1966||Robert H. Williams, MD|
|1967||Alexander Marble, MD|
|1968||Arthur R. Colwell, MD|
|1969||Earl W. Sutherland, MD|
|Robert L. Jackson, MD|
|1970||Paul E. Lacy, MD|
|1971||George F. Cahill, Jr., MD|
|William R. Kirtley, MD|
|1972||Dorothy C. Hodgkin, PhD|
|1973||Arnold Lazarow, MD, PhD|
|1974||Albert E. Renold, MD|
|1975||Roger H. Unger, MD|
|1976||Donald F. Steiner, MD|
|1977||David M. Kipnis, MD|
|1978||Stefan S. Fajans, MD|
|1979||Charles R. Park, MD|
|1980||Norbert Freinkel, MD|
|1981||Lelio Orci, MD|
|1982||Jesse Roth, MD|
|1983||Arthur H. Rubenstein, MD|
|1984||Daniel W. Foster, MD|
|1985||Bjorn Nerup, MD|
|1986||Albert I. Winegrad, MD|
|1987||Joseph Larner, MD, PhD|
|1988||Gerald M. Reaven, MD|
|1989||Ora Rosen, MD|
|1990||Daniel Porte, Jr., MD|
|1991||M. Laden Vranic, MD|
|1992||Gian Franco Bottazzo, MD|
|1993||C. Ronald Kahn, MD|
|1994||Philip E. Cryer, MD|
|1995||Franz M. Matschinsky, MD, PhD|
|1996||Peter H. Bennett, MB, PhD|
|1997||Alan D. Cherrington, PhD|
|1998||Jerrold M. Olefsky, MD|
|1999||Anthony Cerami, PhD|
|2000||Michael P. Czech, PhD|
|2001||J. Denis McGarry, PhD|
|2002||Samuel W. Cushman, PhD|
|2003||Aldo A. Rossini, MD|
|2004||Michael A. Brownlee, MD|
|2005||Jeffrey S. Flier, MD|
|2006||Richard N. Bergman, PhD|
|2007||Robert S. Sherwin, MD|
|2008||Ralph A. DeFronzo, MD|
|2009||George S. Eisenbarth, MD, PhD|
|2010||Robert A. Rizza, MD|
|2011||Barbara E. Corkey, PhD|
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