The Indiana University School of Medicine Steven C. Beering Award honors an internationally recognized individual for outstanding research contributions to the advancement of biomedical or clinical science. The Beering Award was established in 1983, honoring the important contributions Dr. Beering made to the IU School of Medicine as its dean from 1974 to 1983. Dr. Beering was the youngest dean appointed to the School of Medicine. He went on to become the president of Purdue University, serving until his retirement on August 14th, 2000. The creation of the award was announced on June 24th, 1983 and the award is presented annually and consists of a medal and a prize of $25,000. Eight of the past Beering Award recipients have become Nobel laureates, either before or after receipt of this award.
Due to COVID-19, nominations are not being accepted at this time. We will resume accepting nominations in 2021.
2019 Steven C. Beering Awardee
George R. Stark, Ph.D.
The 2019 Steven C. Beering Award will be presented to George R. Stark, Ph.D. from the Cleveland Clinic.
Please send all nominations for 2022 to firstname.lastname@example.org by November 19, 2021. Nominations should be accompanied by a summary statement emphasizing the most important academic accomplishment(s) of the nominee, importance to biomedical or clinical science, and why you believe he/she is deserving of this honor.
Please include the following in the nomination packet:
- Support letter that includes Summary Statement
- Curriculum Vitae
- List of Key Publications
|2018||George Church, Ph.D., Profesor of Genetics at Harvard Medical School, a fouding member of the Wyss Institute, and director of personalgenormes.org.|
|2017||Michael J. Welsh, M.D., Director for the Pappajohn Biomedical Institute at the University of Iowa.|
|2016||Jeffrey I. gordon, M.D., Dr. Robert J. Glaser Distinguished University Professor and Direcotr for the Center for Genome Sciences and Systems Biology at Washing University in St. Louis.|
|2015||Laurie H. Glimcher, M.D., Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medical College and Provost for Medical Affairs of Cornell . “Stressed Out: A Novel Approach to Cancer Immunotherapy.”|
|2014||William G Kaelin, Jr., M.D., Professor of Medicine at the Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Cancer Center Harvard Medical School. “The Von Hippel-Lindau Tumor Suppressor: Insights into Oxygen Sensing and Cancer.”|
|2013||Roger J. Davis, Ph.D., Professor of Molecular Medicine and Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at University of Massachusetts Medical School. “Metabolic Stress Responses”|
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