The Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Awards

The Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Awards are given annually to Baylor College of Medicine faculty who have made the most significant published scientific contribution to clinical or basic biomedical research during the past three years. The awards are funded by the DeBakey Medical Foundation.

Five awardees receive a commemorative medallion and $5,000 fund to support their research. Awardees will be asked to attend a reception honoring their achievements and present a brief summary of the research for which they received the award.

Eligibility

Baylor faculty members are invited to nominate colleagues for the Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Awards. In order to be eligible for nomination, faculty members must have made a significant published scientific contribution to clinical or basic biomedical research during the past three years. Any Baylor faculty member may submit a nomination. The nominee must be a full-time faculty member. Previous recipients are eligible to win again; however, they must wait two years after receipt of the award to be reconsidered for nomination. Faculty receiving the award three times will be retired from further consideration.

Nomination Process

To submit a nomination, the nominator must submit the following materials through this site:
  1. A nomination letter and a brief statement outlining the significance of the published research (accomplished by the nominee while at the College)
  2. A copy of the nominee's current NIH biosketch or curriculum vita
  3. One copy of each of the selected papers upon which the nomination is based (maximum of three papers)
  4. Documents must be uploaded separately
Application submission is closed.
For questions about this award, please contact awards@bcm.edu or call 713-798-6394.

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