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ASH Abstract Achievement Awards and Outstanding Abstract Achievement Awards

ASH-Frank Toohey Abstract Achievement Award for Myelodysplastic Syndromes

The ASH-Frank Toohey Abstract Achievement Award for Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) is part of the ASH Abstract Achievement Award program. This annual award shall be granted to a trainee (undergraduate student, medical student, graduate student, resident physician, or post-doctoral (MD or PhD) fellow) who is the first author and presenter of the highest-scoring abstract submitted in the field of MDS, with a preference for highly rated abstracts relating to older populations, when available. The recipient shall receive a $4,000 award. Awardees also receive a $1,000 travel allowance for travel to the annual meeting* and complimentary registration to the current year’s ASH annual meeting.

*Travel allowance is contingent on presenting in person at the annual meeting and is not applicable for virtual presentations.

This award is made possible by donations from Mary McGrane in memory of Frank Toohey.

View past award recipients.

How to Apply

To be eligible for this award, you must apply the MDS content tag (located under Diseases/Myeloid Malignancies/Chronic Myeloid Malignancies) to your abstract. Special consideration will be given to those abstracts that also apply the “elderly” content tag (located under Study Population/Human).