Research Award

Two Research Awards are offered by the Papanicolaou Society for Cytopathology to pathologists-in-training for abstracts presented at the Annual Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

The abstracts are evaluated for the novelty of the idea presented and the scientific and/or practical value of the topic. Winners are selected by members of the Research Committee.

The awards are presented at the Papanicolaou Society of Cytopathology Companion Meeting of the United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology.

To Qualify for the Award:

  1. Abstracts must be based on cytology material
  2. Abstracts must be accepted for platform or poster presentation at the 2006 Annual Meeting of the USCAP.
  3. The potential awardee must be a pathologist-in-training who played a major role in the development of the study and is listed as the first author of the paper.
  4. An application must be received by the PSC Research Award Committee by the deadline.

2019 Recipients

First Place
Kelly Mooney MD
Stanford University Medical Center, CA

Abstract Title:
Serial Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) Allows Direct Sampling of Low-grade Lymphoma Tumor Nodules and Subsequent Analysis of the Tumor and Its Microenvironment in Clinical Trial Patients Receiving Immunotherapy
Second Place
Soo-Ryun Yang MD

UCSF Medical Center, CA

Abstract Title:
Targeted deep sequencing of cell-free DNA from body cavity fluids with malignant, suspicious, and benign cytology