Diabetes Reasearch Award

Chellaram Foundation Diabetes Research Award-2018

Diabetes is fast gaining the status of a potential epidemic in India with more than 73 million diabetic individuals currently diagnosed with the disease, thus creating a great challenge - both socioeconomically and medically.

Chellaram foundation aims to enhance the quality of Diabetes research in India by creating a world-class research and education environment and to build up a platform of networking and knowledge sharing between national and international researchers within diabetology. The Foundation also aims to ensure the future of diabetes research by identifying and motivating / assisting talented researchers, who will benefit from optimal opportunities to improve their capabilities and leave a mark in this field.

Chellaram Foundation Diabetes Research Award-2018 places special emphasis on supporting research, educational initiatives that have the potential to improve and significantly revolutionize diabetes care, enhance self-management and/or support patients with Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The research work could further be knowledge about diabetes in 3 areas (a) aetiopathogenesis, (b) diagnostics, (c) therapies

General Rules and Regulations regarding the eligibility Criteria of Research Award

a.      The applicant of the Research Award should be a citizen of India.

b.      The Research should be on Diabetes or its associated complications.

c.       Registration for the International Diabetes Summit 2018 is compulsory to be considered for award.

d.      A declaration from Candidate that it is his or her own work and that all necessary permissions taken and all contributions appropriately acknowledged should be submitted. Please click here for the declaration.

All those undertaking research must be able to recognise situations and activities that might give rise to a real or potential conflict of interest, or could be perceived by others as a real or potential conflict of interest. Any such conflict, which could affect, or be perceived to affect, an individual's judgement in any aspect of undertaking his/her research, must be disclosed as soon as it is recognised and necessary steps taken to ensure it is recorded, and either avoided at the time of submitting the proposal or appropriately managed.

Research should be original, a significant portion of the Research done in India (except for technology collaboration from abroad) and should have foreseeable impact on understanding and management of Diabetes and its complications. One applicant will be considered for only one Research Award.

The applicant should disclose all aspects of funding that has been received for the Research Work, prior to submission to Chellaram Foundation or later if it be received in future.

Proposals will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

Content will be reviewed on the basis of clear purpose and objectives, knowledge of topic and integration of evidence.

Clinical Applicability - Potential to improve Diabetes care and /or enhance self-management education/support diagnosis.

Innovation should be elaborated with description of the initiative and originality of the innovation.

All the presentations among the research paper submissions at the 2nd International Diabetes Summit will be shortlisted and the best 6 presentations invited for a research award presentation session.

The finalists will be required to present their research projects at the 2nd International Diabetes Summit-2018 at Hotel J W Marriott, Senapati Bapat Road, Pune on 9th -11th March 2018.

The best research paper chosen by the judges will be awarded "Chellaram Foundation Research Award- 2018" - which will carry a cash prize of Rs 1, 00,000 plus a medal to the presenting author

The Research Paper should reach the Organising Committee on or before 20th February 2018.