Summary: The LEO Foundation Awards constitute a global recognition and are given annually to outstanding young scientists whose work represent extraordinary contributions to dermatology research. There will be three awards, one in each of the Americas, EMEA (Europe/Middle East/Africa) and Asia-Pacific regions.
With our LEO Foundation Awards, we want to recognize the individual young researchers and scientists around the world, whose work represent extraordinary contributions to medical research and whose results advance our understanding of skin diseases and have the potential to pave the way for new and improved treatments. Furthermore, we want our awards to benefit and strengthen the entire dermatology research community.
– Have conducted the research on which the application is based and have his/her primary workplace within the region at the time of being selected as awardee
– Be between 30 and 40 years of age at the time of receiving the award. Natural and reasonable career breaks such as paternity/maternity leave, military service or the like may be deducted
– Be able to demonstrate scientific merits in the form of at least 5 peer-reviewed first author or co-first author publications within skin-related research
– Be an active scientist within skin-related research