Award information

Call to apply/nominate candidates for the "MULTIPLE MYELOMA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD"

The organizing committee of the International Congress on Controversies in Multiple Myeloma (COMy) and the Hematology Department of the Saint-Antoine Hospital, with the support of various professional and Scientific Societies are proud to announce that the application process for the "MULTIPLE MYELOMA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD" is open.

An award for the sum of 15,000 Euro will be presented at the opening session of COMy Congress. This award recognizes and rewards innovative research that contributed significantly to development and progress in field of Multiple Myeloma and Plasma Cell Dyscrasias in general. The award will be granted to the clinician/ scientist/institution who gained the highest impact factor based on 25 references in respect to papers published between the years 2011-2015.
The Laureate/s of the award will be invited to give a lecture at the opening session of the COMy Congress that will take place in Paris, April 28-30, 2016.  

Criteria for application:

Significant contribution to the field of interest of the award
The clinical or basic research papers submitted for consideration were published between 2011-2015
Candidates must submit their detailed CV (maximum of 10 A4 pages, single-spaced, 12 font)
A maximum of 25 articles can be presented per candidate.
Only original papers will be evaluated (excluding reviews, editorials, and summaries of press releases at Congresses, speeches and retractions).
Only articles for which the candidate is the first or last author will be evaluated.
Journal impact factor must be submitted along with the references, in order to allow for calculation of the cumulative impact factor of the candidate.
The total mark for the award will be calculated by adding the impact factor of the journal in the year in which the paper was published.  
Deadline for application/ nomination of candidate is March 15, 2016.

Please send all applications to:

The COMy Congress Organizing Committee is honored to recognize outstanding individuals and institutions that are continuing to drive fundamental clinical and basic research forward, broadening tomorrow’s scientific and clinical horizons, with the objective of improving patient care in the field of Multiple Myeloma.

On behalf of the COMy Congress Organizing Committee
Professor Mohamad Mohty, Co-Chair COMy Congress
Professor Arnon Nagler, Co-Chair COMy Congress