Young Innovator Award

Young Innovator Award is shared by 2 contestants.

  • Dr. R. M. Anjana from MDRF, Chennai whose abstract was “National prevalence of Diabetes in India- THE ICMR INDIAB STUDY”
  • Dr. Upama Giri from Madurai Medical College whose abstract was “USG evaluation of Gall Bladder volume for assessment of Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy”

The award amount of Rs.50000 was shared by the 2 winners.

The finalists for IBHI Young Innovator Award were:

Name Institutions Abstract
Dr. V. Saranya JIPMER, Pondicherry Abstract on Influence of SLC22A1 and ATM Gene Polymorphmisms on Glycemic response to Metformin in T2DM patients of South India.
Dr. Lavanya Mandli JSS Medical College, Mysore A Clinico Histopathological study to identify non-Diabetic Renal disease of T2DM patients with renal involvement.
Dr. R. M. Anjana MDRF, Chennai National prevalence of Diabetes in India- THE ICMR INDIAB STUDY.
Dr. ARS Badrinath VIT University Genomic instability in Diabetic Neuropathy patients.
Dr. Upama Giri Madurai Medical College USG evaluation of Gall Bladder volume for assessment of Diabetic Autonomic Neuropathy.

The above papers was presented on Jan 19, 2013 from 2.30 PM. Check the event schedule for details and webcast information.

About Young Innovator’s Award

The Young Innovator’s Award will be presented to a healthcare professional or student achieving excellence in his/her chosen field, whether in developing a new technology/solution or authoring a reputable paper. We will use the awards to highlight emerging talent and innovation in the field of diabetes, and we expect this element of the summit to generate significant interest.

The young innovator award is an unique initiative to encourage budding talents. Young scientists below the age of 40 from clinical sciences or basic sciences in the field of Diabetology are invited to compete and send in their entries.

Structure of the Abstract:

The abstract of the scientific paper should be less than 250 words.

It should be structured under the following headings
Aims and Objectives Briefly outline why the study was undertaken
Method Type of study being reported: RCT, case control, retrospective, etc and the duration of the study period
Results Salient finding in terms of demographics, Outcomes Statistical significance (if any)
Conclusion What is the conclusion from your paper

Selection process

The papers should be submitted online.
The top 5 entries will be invited to give a live presentation to an elite panel of judges on 19th January 2013.
Judgement will be based on originality, experimental design, scientic / clinical value and data supporting conclusion.

Winner will be awarded

  • Rs. 50,000/-
  • A plaque
  • A 6 – week probable fellowship in a state-of-the-art Diabetes centre

Last Date : Jan 7, 2013

Submission is now closed. The list of top 5 entries selected to present live at the event will be announced shortly.