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ASTCT AWARDS

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an eminent scientist or physician who has made continuing contributions to the BMT and cellular therapy fields through the advancement of knowledge via basic or clinical science. View past recipients

Nominations closed on Friday, September 22, 2023.
2024 Recipient: Gerard Socie, MD, PhD

Public Service Award

The Public Service Award, presented at each year's Annual Meeting, recognizes an individual who has advanced the interests of the BMT and cellular therapy field or has given special service to the patients and families that we serve. The honoree receives a plaque, along with expenses to attend the Annual Meeting. View past recipients.

Nominations closed on Friday, September 22, 2023.
2024 Recipient: Robin Roberts

Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Editorial Awards

Manuscripts submitted to Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, ASTCT's monthly journal, are eligible for one of three editorial awards. These awards, which include a $5,000 prize, are conferred by Editor-in-Chief Robert Korngold, PhD, and Deputy Editor David Porter, MD, and are presented at a special awards ceremony at the Tandem Meetings of ASTCT & CIBMTR.

E. Donnall Thomas Lecture

The E. Donnall Thomas Lecture, presented at each year's Annual Meeting, recognizes an eminent physician or scientist, either a clinician or an investigator, who has contributed meritoriously to the advancement of knowledge in blood and marrow transplantation. The lecturer does not necessarily have to be a member of ASTCT. The honoree receives a plaque, along with expenses to attend the Annual Meeting. View past recipients

Nominations closed on Friday, September 22, 2023.
John DiPersio, MD, PhD

New Investigator Awards

The New Investigator Awards are designed to encourage clinical or laboratory research by young investigators in the BMT and cellular therapy fields. The award — $50,000 per year, typically for two years — preferably is to be used to support the investigator's salary for his or her research effort. Alternatively, the award may be used for direct support of research costs. Learn more.

Applications closed on Thursday, September 28, 2023.

Fellow of ASTCT (FASTCT)

This distinction recognizes ASTCT members for their volunteer service, dedication, and commitment to ASTCT. Recipients have carried out efforts that benefit ASTCT, the specialty of transplantation and cellular therapy, and the patients whom they serve. Learn more.

ASH-CIBMTR-ASTCT Career Development Award

ASTCT has partnered with the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and the Center for International Blood and Marrow Transplant Research (CIBMTR®)/ NMDP on the ASH-CIBMTR-ASTCT Career Development Award. The award aims increase the number of hematologists from underserved and underrepresented backgrounds in medicine pursuing careers in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) and cellular therapy. The award is designed for clinical and translational researchers who intend for clinical care of patients to be a part of their future career. For more information on eligibility and how to apply visit the ASH website.

2023 Recipient: Edward Owusu Kwarteng, PhD, BSc, MSc

For more information visit the ASH website.

Applications have closed.

Pharmacy SIG Awards

The ASTCT Pharmacy SIG honors its membership with three annual awards. 

  • The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an ASTCT Pharmacy SIG member who has made a significant impact in the field hematopoietic stem cell transplant and has been in practice for at least 10 years.
  • The New Practitioner Award is presented to an ASTCT Pharmacy SIG member who is within the first 5 years of his/her career and who has made significant contributions to the field of hematopoietic stem cell transplant.
  • The Clinical Excellence Award is awarded to an ASTCT Pharmacy SIG member who has made a significant impact in the field of pharmacy in hematopoietic stem cell transplant through patient and/or practice advocacy. 

Nominations closed on Friday, November 10, 2023.

Transplant Nursing SIG Awards

ASTCT honors transplant nurses with two annual awards. 

  • The Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to an ASTCT Nursing SIG member who has made a significant impact in the field of BMT nursing and has been in practice for at least 10 years.
  • The Clinical Excellence Award is presented to a nurse who has made a significant impact in the field of BMT nursing or achieved a professional milestone.

Nominations closed on Friday, November 10, 2023.

Advanced Practice Provider SIG Lifetime Achievement Award

The APP SIG honors an advanced practice provider with a Lifetime Achievement Award each year at the Tandem Meetings. This award is presented to an individual who has made a significant impact in the field of hematopoietic stem cell transplant and has been in practice for at least 10 years. 

Nominations closed on Friday, November 10, 2023.

Survivorship SIG Awards

ASTCT honors individuals in the field with two annual awards.

  • The Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated a lasting commitment to the survivorship field through outstanding contributions to education, research, health policy, or practice.
  • The Early-Career Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has completed their terminal research degree or end of post-graduate clinical training, whichever date is later, within the past 10 years, who has made recent outstanding contributions in education, research, and health policy, or practice.

Nominations closed on Friday, November 10, 2023.