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Call for Nominations

The ISSX award program was established to recognize excellent scientific and service achievements in the scientific fields covered by the Society.  Awards are presented at the corresponding scientific meeting of ISSX. If you have any questions regarding the nominations process you are welcome to contact ISSX at or by telephone at + 1 (202) 367-1182. 

The Call for Nominations for Awards to be Presented at the 
12th International ISSX Meeting

The call for nominations is now closed. Nominations were due by Sunday, 28 April 2019.

Nominate a deserving colleague for the R.T. Williams Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award, the Frederick J. Di Carlo Distinguished Service Award, or the Distinguished Accomplishments in Drug Discovery and Development Award to be Presented at the 12th International ISSX Meeting in Portland, Oregon from July 28 - July 31, 2019.

R.T. Williams Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award - Sponsored by Charles Crespi and Family.  Presented to an ISSX member from any region who has made substantial and seminal scientific contributions to the field over a sustained period. The focus of this award is the individual's scientific accomplishments and it is intended to recognize the best in the field, internationally.  The award will consist of a plaque/medal, an honorarium and travel support, and will be presented along with a lecture once every three years in conjunction with the Society's International Meeting. 

Frederick J. Di Carlo Distinguished Service Award - Presented to an ISSX member from any region who has a record of important service to the Society and its goals.  The award will consist of a plaque or medal, honorarium and travel support and will normally be presented in conjunction with the appropriate international meeting.  On occasion, one or two outstanding acts of service will justify the award or a long record of many acts of service without any single outstanding act will be recognized.  Preferably, however, the recipient should have a record of many accomplishments some of which are major.  The award will not be given for future promise, but on the basis of past service.  The President-Elect and President of ISSX will be ineligible for the award for five (5) years after their term of office.

Distinguished Accomplishments in Drug Discovery and Development Award - Presented to an individual or to a team employed in an organization involved in drug discovery and/or development. The award will be presented to an individual or team on the basis of:

(1)  A single high impact scientific accomplishment that dramatically changed practices in the ADME characterization of drugs or drug candidates or

(2) A sustained body of scientific work that shows high impact on the ADME characterization of drugs.

Nomination Requirements 

Nominations of candidates for the respective ISSX Awards must be made by a member of ISSX but may be seconded by an individual who is not an ISSX-member.

Required Supporting Documentation:

  • A nominating letter to the chairman of the ISSX Awards Committee

  • No less than two and no more than four supporting letters presenting the case for the candidate's nomination.  (The maximum length of each letter should not exceed two pages). In the case of the Di Carlo Award, specify the individual's contributions to ISSX as a Society.

  • A summary detailing the relevant achievements of the candidate (maximum 2 - 3 pages)

  • A curriculum vitae including a bibliography (note bibliography and not biography) of the candidate

  • A high resolution headshot photograph (color preferred) in .jpg format

Nominations should be submitted through this web site.  The online submission form follows below.

Selection Procedure

Nominations will be reviewed by the Society Awards Committee consisting of seven members of the Council of ISSX and Nomination Committee, including the President-Elect who serves as committee chair.  The committee will forward the names of the selected awardees for review and final approval to the ISSX President.

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