Lipoproteins and Vascular Diseases Division Awards

Lipoproteins and Vascular Diseases Division Awards

Submit nominations to the LVDD Nominating Committee in early spring.

Zak Award

Given for outstanding contributions to scientific research in the area of lipoproteins & vascular diseases. (Given in odd years)

  • Eligibility: LVDD Member
  • Award: $500

Recipients

  • 2015: Sridevi Devaraj
  • 2013: James Otvos
  • 2011: Katsuyuki Nakajima
  • 2009: Joseph P. McConnell
  • 2007: Michael Y. Tsai
  • 2005: Russell Tracey
  • 2003: John Albers
  • 1999: Ishwarlal Jialal
  • 1997: Sigrid Klotzsch
  • 1995: Santica Marcovina
  • 1993: G. Russell Warnick
  • 1990: Bennie Zak

Cooper Award

Given for outstanding contributions to service in the area of lipoproteins and vascular diseases. (Given in even years)

  • Eligibility: LVDD Member
  • Award: $500

Recipients

  • 2016: Hitoshi Chiba
  • 2014: Joseph McConnell
  • 2012: Alan T. Remaley
  • 2010: Ikunosuke Sakurabayashi
  • 2008: Ishwarlal Jialal
  • 2006: G. Russell Warnick
  • 2004: Masakazu Nakamura
  • 2002: Elizabeth Teng Leary
  • 2000: Herbert K. Naito
  • 1998: Don Wiebe
  • 1996: Gary L. Myers
  • 1994: Nader Rifai
  • 1992: Gerald Cooper

LVDD's Annual Meeting Poster Awards

Only first (primary) author listed

Recipients

  • 2014: Jing Cao
  • 2013: Kazuhiko Kotani
  • 2012: Yoko Usami
  • 2011: Kazuhiko Kotani
  • 2010: Kazuhiko Kotani
  • 2009: Selvin Edwards
  • 2008: Alex Tsai
  • 2007: Selvin Edwards
  • 2006: Jing Cao

LVDD Past Chair Service Award

  • 2012 & 2013:  Sridevi Devataj
  • 2010 & 2011:  Daniel M. Hoefner
  • 2008 & 2009:  Gyorgy (George) Csako
  • 2006 & 2007:  Joseph P. McConnell
  • 2004 & 2005:  Michael Y. Tsai
  • 2003: Alan T. Remaley
  • 2002: Mary Kimberly
  • 2001: James Maciejko
  • 2000: Martin Kroll
  • 1999: Ishwarlal Jialal
  • 1998: Kory M. Ward
  • 1997: Herbert K. Naito
  • 1996: Judith R. McNamara
  • 1995: Elizabeth Teng Leary
  • 1994: Thomas G. Cole
  • 1993: Nader Rifai
  • 1992: W. Gregory Miller
  • 1991: Gary L. Myers
  • 1990: Donald A. Wiebe
  • 1989: G. Russell Warnick

Outstanding Article in Fats of Life Newsletter

  • The Fats of Life newsletter was discontinued as of 2014

Recipients

  • 2013: Thomas Dayspring
  • 2012: Yasuki Ito
  • 2011: Kazuhiko Kotani
  • 2010: Gyorgy (George) Csako
  • 2008: John Millar
  • 2007: Alan T. Remaley
  • 2006: Jose Ordovas
  • 2005: William Harris
  • 2004: Harvey Schiller
  • 2003: Harvey A. Schwertner

Pacific Biometrics Research Foundation Award

Given for contributions to the technology of clinical chemistry.

  • Award: $500

Recipients

  • 2012: Jay W. Heinecke
  • 2009: Chong Yuan
  • 2008: Takashi Miida
  • 2006: Alan H. Wu
  • 2005: Hiroyuki Sugiuchi
  • 2004: Jim Otvos
  • 2003: Katsuyuki Nakajima

International Travel Grant

The Division provides funds to the Van Slyke Foundation for an international member to attend the AACC Annual Meeting. 

Recipients

  • 2006: Dragana Begovic (Serbia & Montenegro)
  • 2005: Ong Siew Kim (Singapore)
  • 2004: Eleni Bairaktari (Greece)
  • 2003: Paivi Laitinen (Finland)
  • 2002: Juri Laasik (Estonia)
  • 1999: Raj Deepa (India), Yusra Othman (Jordan)
  • 1997: Mosaad Alunen Abou-Seif (Egypt)
  • 1996: Margarita Iturriza (Venezuela)
  • 1995: Vladimir Dvorkin (Russia)

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