Meeting Dedication

  • 2017 Cleveland Meeting: Endre Alexander Balazs
  • 2015 Florence Meeting: Koji Kimata
  • 2013 Oklahoma City Meeting: Bryan Toole
  • 2010 Kyoto Meeting: Vincent Hascall
  • 2003 Meeting: Torvard C. Laurent

Rooster Prize

This Award was established in 2003 and honors those who have made a significant contribution to the hyaluronan field.

Past Award Recipients:

  • 2019 - Thomas Wight (Seattle, USA)
  • 2017 - Raija and Markku Tammi (Kuopio, Finland)
  • 2015 - Gregory Frost (Florence, Italy)
  • 2013 - Tracey Brown (Oklahoma City, USA)
  • 2010 - Glenn Prestwich (Kyoto, Japan)
  • 2007 - Paul DeAngelis (Charleston, South Carolina)
  • 2003 - Torvard C. Laurent (Cleveland, Ohio)

Mark Lauer Prize

This prize is awarded to the best presentation by a Trainee (e.g. PhD student or postdoc) at an ISHAS meeting (value: $1,000). The prize was set up in 2017 to honor the memory of Dr. Mark Lauer, after his untimely death, with funds provided by the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, USA. The prize, initially administered by ISHAS, was adopted as a full ISHAS award in 2020.

Past Award Recipients:

  • 2019
    • Filipe Rivas Duarte (Wake Forrest University, USA) [Prize jointly awarded]
    • Jennifer Rowley (Northwestern University, USA) [Prize jointly awarded]
  • 2017 - Aravind Sivakumar (Cornell University, USA)

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