The Lupus Research Alliance is pleased to announce that the Lupus Insight Prize nominations are now underway. The Lupus Insight Prize recognizes a major, novel insight and/or discovery with the promise of changing thinking about lupus as well as a high likelihood of generating further advances in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease. Deadlines and nomination guidelines are available through the proposalCENTRAL website at https://proposalcentral.altum.com. Once there search for the Lupus Insight Prize.
The Lupus Insight Prize recipient will be awarded $150,000 to be used for research dedicated to advancing understanding of the genetic, environmental, molecular, immunologic or cellular aspects of lupus and/or its treatment.
The full application must be submitted by the Nominator and the Candidate electronically by April 24, 2017 at 5 p.m. ET. All applications will be reviewed by members of an independent Selection Committee. Instructions on how to submit a nomination for the Lupus Insight Prize and the complete guidelines are available at www.LupusInsightPrize.org. The 2017 Prize will be awarded on June 15, 2017 at the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies (FOCIS) Annual Meeting.