ISBT Awards and Prizes

This page displays information on all ISBT awards, prizes and fellowships. 
Please click on the title below to read more about procedures, regulations and previous winners.

 

Jean Julliard Prize

Information about the Jean Julliard Prize

The Jean Julliard Prize recognises clinicians or scientists who are under 40 years of age and have a noteworthy portfolio of recent published work contributing to advances in transfusion medicine. Individual members of ISBT may self-nominate for the Jean Julliard Prize. The Prize is awarded every two years at the International Congress.

The prize of € 5,000 is open to members and nonmembers of the Society under the age of 40. The Prize is awarded during the next International congress of the ISBT. The successful candidates are required to give a presentation on their submission during the Congress. Travel, registration, and accommodation costs for the congress will be covered by ISBT. Candidates should submit their application through the below online application form.

Regulations for the Jean Julliard Prize
Winners of the Jean Julliard Prize

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ISBT Award for Developing Countries

Information about the ISBT Award for Developing Countries

The ISBT Award for Developing Countries is awarded to a Blood Service/Centre or a Department of Transfusion medicine within a medical institution from a Developing Country that has made a significant contribution in strengthening Blood Transfusion Practice within the Country. Qualifying developing countries will be those that are considered low or lower middle income according to the World Bank index.

The Award is in the form of full sponsorship for two delegates from the winning institution to attend an International Congress of the ISBT (airfares, registration, accommodation and per diem). The award also includes sponsorship of an education symposium in the country of the winning applicant (value €10,000). The Award winner will be presented with a certificate at the Opening Ceremony of the International Congress and will be expected to give a presentation in one of the scientific sessions.

The Developing Countries Award 2022 will be presented at the ISBT 2022 virtual congress 4-8 June 2022.

Applications for the 2024 award will open in September 2023.

Regulations

Winners of the ISBT Award for Developing Countries

 

ISBT Award

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The ISBT Award will be granted to a person or an organisation that contributes or has contributed in an outstanding way to the education of blood transfusion or transfusion medicine science. The selection of the Award winner(s) and the granting of this Award is a prerogative of the Executive Committee of ISBT.

ISBT Award recipients

Recipients of the ISBT Award

Judith Chapman

Judith Chapman

Past Executive Director of ISBT (2008-2020), Retired

Dana Devine

Dana Devine

ISBT Award Winner 2020, Chief Medical & Scientific Officer, Canadian Blood Services, Vancouver, Canada

Susan Stramer

Susan Stramer

ISBT Award Winner 2020, Executive Scientific Officer, American Red Cross, Maryland, USA

Ellen van der Schoot

Ellen van der Schoot

ISBT Award Winner 2019, Professor in Experimental Immunohematology, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Roger Dodd

Roger Dodd

ISBT Standing Committee on Ethics Member, Independent Consultant Transfusion Transmitted Infections, American Red Cross, Derwood, USA

Neelam Marwaha

Neelam Marwaha

ISBT Standing Committee on Ethics Member, Professor and Head, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

Masahiro Satake

Masahiro Satake

ISBT Award Winner 2019, Director General of Central Blood Institute, Blood Service Headquarters of Japanese Red Cross, Tokyo, Japan

Diana Teo

Diana Teo

ISBT Standing Committee on Vox Sanguinis Member, Senior Director, Blood Services Group at Health Sciences, Singapore

Peter Flanagan

Peter Flanagan

ISBT Award Winner 2018, Transfusion Medicine Specialist , New Zealand Blood Service, Auckland, New Zealand

Pierre Robillard

ISBT Award Winner 2018, Medical Director, Héma-Québec, Montreal, Canada

 

 

ISBT Presidential Award

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The Foundation Transfusion Medicine grants this Award to a senior person who has made eminent contributions to transfusion medicine or a related field through original basic or applied research, the practice of transfusion therapy or through significant educational and/or service contribution to the field.

A short curriculum vitae of the proposed candidate and a description of his/her contribution in transfusion medicine, accompanied with three signatures of ISBT members who support the nomination, should be sent to the Secretary- General of the Foundation, Henk Reesink.

The Nomination Committee (consisting of the ISBT President, the ISBT President-Elect, the ISBT Scientific Officer, the Chairman and a member of Board of the Foundation Transfusion Medicine) will decide which candidate will be nominated.

The ISBT Presidential Award is presented every two years at the International Congress of the ISBT. 

Regulations

Recipients of the ISBT Presidential Award

Anneke Brand

Anneke Brand

ISBT Presidential Award Winner 2020, Professor in Haematology and Transfusion Medicine, Leiden University Hospital, Leiden, The Netherlands

Michael Busch

Michael Busch

ISBT President-Elect, Institute Director Senior VP Of Research And Scientific Programs, Vitalant Research Institute, San Fransisco, USA

Harvey G. Klein

Harvey G. Klein

ISBT Presidential Award Winner 2016, Distinguished Visiting Professor of Pathology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, USA

Dennis Lo

Dennis Lo

ISBT Presidential Award Winner 2014, Professor of Chemical Pathology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Robert Harry Purcell

Robert Harry Purcell

ISBT Presidential Award Winner 2012, Former Co-chief of the Laboratory of Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease, US

Paul (Cornelius Paulus) Engelfriet

ISBT Presidential Award Winner 2010. University Teacher, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

S. Slichter

ISBT Presidential Award Winner 2008

David Anstee

David Anstee

ISBT Presidential Award Winner, 2004, Director , Bristol Institute of Transfusion Science (BITS), United Kingdom

Jean-Pierre Cartron

Jean-Pierre Cartron

ISBT Presidential Award Winner 2004, Scientific Director, National Blood Transfusion Center, Paris, France

Harvey J. Alter

Harvey J. Alter

ISBT Presidential Award Winner 2002, Scientist Emeritus Transfusion Medicine Department, NIH Clinical Center, Bethesda, US

Patrick Loudon Mollison

Patrick Loudon Mollison

ISBT Presidential Award Winner 2000, Director, Medical Research Council's Blood Transfusion Research Unit, London, UK

 

 

Harold Gunson Fellowship

The Harold Gunson Fellowship gives doctors and scientists an opportunity to attend ISBT congresses. A limited number of grants will be made available for ISBT Regional and International congresses. To apply for the fellowship you should:

  • Be 40 years of age or under at the date of the first day of the congress.
  • Be the first, submitting and presenting author of an abstract which has been accepted for the scientific programme.
  • Not have received a Harold Gunson fellowship twice before. Applicants from upper-middle or high- category countries can only receive the Harold Gunson Fellowship once. 

Submit an abstract for the congress and send an email to the ISBT Central Office.

Vox Sanguinis Best Paper Prize

The Vox Sanguinis Best Paper Prize is a scientific award for the best original paper that has been published in ISBT’s journal Vox Sanguinis in the previous calendar year. The editors of Vox Sanguinis will compile a list of papers that qualify for this Prize. The value of the prize is €5000 and is granted by the Standing Committee on Vox Sanguinis and the Editorial Board.

Vox Sanguinis Best Paper Prize winners

Vox Sanguinis Best Paper Prize Winners