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BIAL Award - 2012
The BIAL Award was established in 1984 by the BIAL Foundation to reward and publish works of major impact in medical research. .
The BIAL Award establishes two prizes: BIAL Merit Award In Medical Sciences designed to distinguish an intellectual written work, on any freely chosen medical topic, of high quality and scientific relevance, and the BIAL Award in Clinical Medicine designed to distinguish an intellectual written work on any freely chosen medical topic on clinical practice.
In addition to the monetary value the BIAL Award also publishes an exclusive edition of ten thousand copies of the winning work in the Clinical Medicine category, along with some of the other leading entries. These are sent out to health professionals, free of charge.
Since its inception the BIAL Award has examined 518 works and mobilised 1.156 researchers, doctors and scientists. 227 authors of 87 prize-winning works have been distinguished over the 14 editions. The result of 25 years of dedication to research has been the publication and (free) distribution to doctors and scientists of 295.000 copies of more than 30 award-winning works.
Cash value of the awards:
Bial Merit Award for Medical Sciences - EUR 200.000
Bial Award for Clinical Medicine- EUR 100.000
Distinctions (up to a maximum of four) - EUR 10.000/each