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Drukier Prize

Weill Cornell Pediatrics Drukier Prize

The annual Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children’s Health Research honors an early career pediatrician who, through a basic, translational or clinical research program, has made important contributions toward improving the health of children and/or adolescents.

Eligible candidates must hold an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree, have completed clinical pediatric training, hold an academic appointment at a medical school, research institute or academic health center, and should have assumed their first faculty position no earlier than ten years prior to the deadline. The Drukier Prize carries a $10,000 unrestricted honorarium, and includes an award reception as well as the opportunity to present a research seminar at the Drukier Institute for Children’s Health.

Save the Date: Drukier Prize Seminar and Ceremony, 2/27/18

Drukier Prize Seminar Flyer

The 3rd Annual Gale and Ira Drukier Prize in Children's Health Research seminar and presentation will take place on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:00 PM in Uris Auditorium on the Weill Cornell Medicine campus.  Dr. Vijay Sankaran will present his work on Genetic Studies of Human Hematopoiesis. 

Registration is requested. Please reply by 2/20 to or 646.962.9493.


Vijay G. Sankaran, M.D., Ph.D.
Joshua Milner, M.D., B.S.
Sing Sing Way, M.D., Ph.D.

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