The Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology


Academic Awards

TSID/JSID Young Fellow Collegiality Awards

Who is Eligible?

  1. A member of the JSID who is currently active in investigative dermatology at an university department or laboratory or institution in Japan
  2. Under age 45 as of 1 April 2018
  3. Not a professor
  4. Submission of an abstract for TSID Annual Meeting
  5. The past awardee of the Young Fellow Collegiality Awards will not be accepted.

What are the Benefits?

  1. A diploma will be given at the TSID annual meeting and the awardee will be able to include the award in his or her curriculum vitae.
  2. The TSID will waive the registration fee for its annual meeting and will provide a travel fellowship award of US$500 and an accommodation fee for three nights.
  3. There will be an opportunity to present and discuss your data by visiting a medical institution in Taiwan.

How Many Awards will there be?

For 2018, the JSID plans to offer up to 2 awards

How do I apply for an award?

  1. Make sure you submit an abstract for the 2018 TSID meeting in Taipei, Taiwan.
    (deadline 30 September 2018; see TSID website for details :
    * Deadline for abstract submission was extended from 31 August to 30 September.
  2. Apply by e-mail to the JSID. (
    (deadline for applications 30 September 2018)
    *Make sure to put "TSID/JSID Young Fellow Collegiality Awards" in the subject box. The Applicant will be informed when JSID office receives the applications.

Applications should include:

  1. One-page CV
  2. A copy of the abstract submitted for the TSID meeting
  3. A list of publications (papers in English)
  4. Recommendation letter from the chairman of an affiliation
  5. (Only when an applicant would like to visit a medical institution in Taiwan) The name of the medical institution to visit and a brief note (a letter or an e-mail) from the head of a host department in Taiwan confirming future acceptance

Note: Please prepare all application documents in English. Submit as a PDF file including a to d (or e).

Who will judge the applications?

The judging panel will comprise 4 representatives of the JSID.

When will Successful Applicants be notified?

The JSID will aim to announce the names of the successful applicants in October.

The JSID and TSID very much hope that these awards will help develop the careers and profile of young researchers by providing the opportunity for international exchange and collegiality.

Recipients of the TSID/JSID Young Fellow Collegiality Awards 2018

Hiroshi Kato (Nagoya City University)
Akiko Sekiguchi (Gunma University)

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