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Potamkin Prize for Research in Pick's, Alzheimer's, and Related Diseases

Sponsored by the AAN and the American Brain Foundation and funded through the philanthropy of the Potamkin family.

Download the 2014 awards information sheet.

This award recognizes major contributions to the understanding of the causes, prevention, treatment, and cure for Pick's, Alzheimer's, and related diseases.


Recipient is expected to present a 20-minute lecture during a scientific session at the 66th AAN Annual Meeting.

Recipient will receive:

  • Medallion and $100,000 prize
  • Complimentary registration for 66th Annual Meeting
  • Recognition at 2014 Awards Luncheon at 66th Annual Meeting


Must be in any of the following biological disciplines: neurology, neuropathology, biochemistry, molecular biology, molecular genetics, chemistry, pharmacology, immunology, physiology, or cell biology

Application Procedure

Applicants should submit one complete set of the following materials:

  1. Completed application form
  2. Current curriculum vitae
  3. Letter citing scientific accomplishments in detail
  4. Two recommendation letters
  5. Up to six selected reprints


The 2014 scientific award deadline has passed. Award notifications will be sent to all applicants in January.

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