The CAB Global Biomaterials Leadership Award recognizes individuals who have made exceptional contributions and demonstrated global leadership in the field of biomaterials research and translation. The winner receives a cash honorarium of $2000 and a trophy. No more than two awards are given each year.
The CAB Distinguished Leadership and Service Award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and exceptional services to the CAB community.
The CAB Trainee/Young/Mid-Career Investigator Awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated significant achievements in the field of biomaterials research. CAB membership is required for our Chinese colleagues to receive these awards. No more than two awards are given each year for each of the three categories.
The candidates for the CAB Trainee Award must be within 3 years of receipt of PhD degree and should not exceed the rank of Post-doctoral Fellow or equivalent.
The candidates for the CAB Young Investigator Award must be within 10 years of receipt of PhD degree and should not exceed the rank of Assistant Professor or equivalent.
The candidates for the CAB Mid-Career Investigator Award must carry a rank higher than Assistant Professor or equivalent and should not exceed the rank of Associate Professor or equivalent.
Each CAB member can nominate up to two candidates. Each nomination should include a curriculum vitae of the nominee together with one nomination letter from the nominator. All nominations will be considered by the CAB Award Committee. Nomination packages should be sent to the CAB Award Committee co-chairs, Professor Ke Cheng at Ke_Cheng@unc.edu and Professor Xiaoming He at email@example.com by January 31, 2023. The awardees will be notified by e-mail. All the recipients will receive a plaque and be recognized at the CAB Annual Meeting during the Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting 2023 in San Diego, USA (April 27-30, 2023).