The Japanese Society for Investigative Dermatology


Academic Awards

LEO Foundation Awards

The LEO Foundation Award – a boost to young skin research talents

The LEO Foundation Award – worth USD 100,000 – recognizes outstanding young skin researchers and scientists from around the world whose work represents an extraordinary contribution to skin research and has the potential to pave the way for new and improved treatments for skin diseases. It recognizes promising young talents and hopefully provides a boost to their future careers.

Three awards are made each year, one in each of the regions: Americas, EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) and Asia-Pacific. Each award is worth USD 100,000.

The award is applied for in open competition. All award applications are evaluated by the international Global Review Panel. The panel members are appointed annually by their respective dermatology societies in regions the Americas, EMEA and Asia-Pacific.

Application guidelines and deadlines

Please find award application deadlines, guidance and information on the application process at the LEO Foundation website.

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