ALAN FADEN AWARD
Dr. Faden is one of the founding members of the National Neurotrauma Society and has mentored numerous students, residents, and fellows at both the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral level.
This award signifies the profound commitment that Dr. Faden has shown toward the support and development of new researchers in the field of neural injury.The intent of the award is to encourage new researchers to enter the field of neurotrauma research, perhaps focusing on the neurobiology of Neurotrauma as Dr. Faden has done. This award was established by a generous donation from one of Dr. Faden’s former students, Rohit Bakshi, MD, and the Bakshi family.
Today, this award represents the fourth best award in the trainee poster competition.
AWARD: $500.00 and engraved art glass trophy presented at the annual Symposium
RECIPIENTS: Fourth ranked trainee poster presentation at Annual Symposium, after Goldberger, Goldstein and WiNTR awards
HOW APPLY: Inclusive of Trainee Poster Competition
ELIGIBILITY: Abstract selected as top ranked amongst those submitted for the annual symposium
William O'Brien, 2023
The Bakshi family, represented by Rohit Bakshi, MD, made a personal donation of $10,000 to the National Neurotrauma Society, which was placed into a Morgan Stanley investment account to establish this award. Interest obtained on the principal combined with the principal should ensure that the award will be maintained for a minimum of 20 years. Dr. Bakshi plans to continue the award in the future through his family's future donations and those of Dr. Faden and other trainees who will become aware of the award fund.