SfRBM Discovery Award

SfRBM is now calling for nominations from members for the 2017 Discovery Award. This award recognizes seminal or high-impact redox research that has been completed within the past 5 years and is given whenever there is a significant discovery in the field (a minimum of one award given every 5 years).

The selected recipient will present a featured lecture at SfRBM's 24th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD USA as well as:

  • $2,500 cash award
  • Paid travel expenses to SfRBM 2017
  • Confers a special title of Fellow of the Society for Free Radical Biology and Medicine (F-SfRBM)
  • A bronze medal with stand
  • Invited to publish a review article for Free Radical Biology & Medicine, SFRBM's journal, celebrating their scientific contributions and the presentation of the award
  • Have a one page bio and picture prominently displayed in the SfRBM 2017 Abstract/Program book

Nominations Deadline:  May 5, 2017.   Emailed submissions are required and can be sent to


Each submitted nomination should include the following: 

  • A signed supporting letter by the nominating individual describing the candidate, their recent significant discovery in redox research (must be within the past 5 years) and how it has impacted the field
  • Updated CV of candidate
  • A statement that the candidate, if selected, will be present at the SfRBM 2017 Annual Meeting in Baltimore (November 29 - December 2, 2017)

Please note that the nominees do not have to be current SfRBM members and self-nominations are not permitted.

Please feel free to contact Ines Batinic-Haberle, SfRBM's Senior Award Chair at or SfRBM Headquarters at (317) 205-9482 or email with any questions.


2015 Ronald Mason, Ph.D., F-SFRBM
2013 D. Allan Butterfield, Ph.D., F-SFRBM
2011 Rafael Radi, MD, Ph.D.
2009 J. David Lambeth, MD, Ph.D.
2008 Joe McCord, Ph.D. & Irwin Fridovich, Ph.D.
2007 Robert Floyd, Ph.D.
2006 L. Jackson Roberts II, MD & Jason Morrow, MD
2005 Sue Goo Rhee, Ph.D.
2004 Joe Beckman, Ph.D.