Elsevier Young Investigator Award

The WCN 2015 is proud to announce the winners of the Elsevier Young Investigator Award​. Join us at WCN 2015 to hear them speak about their cutting-edge research in Neurology.


Dr. Darshan Doshi, India

Cryptococcal Meningitis in a Large Cohort


Prof. Dr. Julia Gerson, USA

Tau Oligomer Antibodies as Potential Therapeutics for Parkinson's And Other Synucleinopathies 

The Elsevier ​Prize Ceremony will take place during the Congress Closing Ceremony on Thursday, November 5 at 14:00. ​


Elsevier is offering two Young Investigator Awards in the sum of $3,000 each to deserving abstract submitters of the Best Clinical Paper and the Best Research Paper!

​Criteria for application
  • Applicants must have had their abstract selected for oral presentation at the Congress to be considered for this award. 
  • Applicants must be under the age of 40 at the opening date of the Congress, 31 October 2015.
  • All applicants must have submitted an abstract to the Congress via the website.
  • All applications will be judged based on the scientific merit of the abstract submitted to the Congress.
  • Applicants must be registered and paid for the Congress by July 22 (Those not registered at this time will not be considered for the Young Investigator Prize).
  • All applicants must submit a copy of their passport or other document of proof of age.
  • The applicant must be the presenting author​ of the abstract and will need to attend the Congress to present the abstract. ​
  • You may only apply with your selected abstract to one of the award categories. Applications made with the same abstract to both award categories, will not be accepted. 

Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

​​Award win​ners will be informed by e-mail.

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