Robert M. Scarborough Award
Purpose: Intended to recognize individuals who have had primary, leading roles in the discovery of novel therapeutic agents or who have otherwise made significant scientific discoveries that enhance the field of medicinal chemistry.
Eligibility: Nominees can be employed in industry, academia, government or a private research foundation and must have documented success in the discovery of pharmaceutical entities and/or a substantial body of significant research contributions in medicinal chemistry. Candidates should have a significant record of productivity as measured by the number and quality of scientific publications and issued patents. Nominees are expected to have demonstrated creativity and insight in medicinal chemistry and/or biology and emply pragmatic, empirical problem solving skills.
Nomination: Candidate selection criteria include scientists under the age of 50 at the time of nomination.