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Ira And Ester Rosenwaks New Investigator Award

(supported by an endowment from Zev Rosenwaks, M.D.)

This award recognizes a member of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine who has made outstanding contributions to clinical or basic research in reproductive sciences published within ten (10) years after receiving a doctoral degree or completing residency/postdoctoral/fellowship training. The recipient will have made original research contributions that significantly impact the field independently of his or her mentors. Other factors to be considered in making the award will include conceptual breakthrough, the significance of the research to allied fields of investigation, and development of new and innovative clinical or research methodologies.

Nominations may be submitted by members of the Society to research@asrm.org by June 4, 2021.

Nominations must include

  • The nominee’s curriculum vitae,
  • A summary of research accomplishments in the field of reproductive medicine,
  • Letters of support from at least two (2) senior members of the Society and/or scientific collaborators attesting to the originality and significance of the work..

The recipient will be selected by the Executive Committee. Previous nominees will be considered. The recipient will be recognized as the Ira and Ester Rosenwaks New Investigator Awardee by presentation of a plaque at the ASRM Scientific Congress & Expo.

In addition, the recipient will be provided with free registration for the Scientific Congress in the year of the award, airfare/travel expenses up to $500, and up to $600 for two days hotel accommodations in the ASRM hotel room block, meals and ground transportation.


Congratulations to the 2020 Ira and Ester Rosenwaks New Investigator Award Recipient

Ranjith Ramasamy, MDThe 2020 recipient of the Ira and Ester Rosenwaks New Investigator Award is Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D., University of Miami Health System.

Dr. Ramasamy is Director of the Reproductive Urology Fellowship program at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. His research focuses primarily on male health, including testosterone deficiency, regenerative therapy, erectile dysfunction, and prostate cancer.

Previous recipients of the Ira and Ester Rosenwaks New Investigator Award:
2006 Anuja Dokras, M.D., Ph.D.
2007 Elizabeth A. McGee, M.D.
2008 William H. Catherino, M.D., Ph.D.
2009 Emre Seli, M.D.
2010 Ayman Al-Hendy, M.D., Ph.D.
2011 Lubna Pal, M.B.B.S., M.S.
2012 Clarisa R. Gracia, M.D., M.S.C.E.
2013 Nathan R. Treff, Ph.D.
2014 Jorge E. Chavarro, M.D., Sc.D.
2015 Erica E. Marsh, M.D.
2016 Marla E. Lujan, Ph.D.
2017 Helen G. Tempest, Ph.D.
2018 Michael L. Eisenberg, M.D.
2019 Samuel Zev Williams, M.D., Ph.D.
2020 Ranjith Ramasamy, M.D.

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