Young Investigator Award

2014 Young Investigator Award Winner: Jason L Hornick M.D., Ph.D.


The GIPS Young Investigator Award recognizes seminal contributions or a significant body of published work that advances the field of gastrointestinal pathology. Successful candidates must be first or senior authors of
publications submitted for consideration.

Applicants must be GIPS members in good standing. Only candidates who are younger than 45 years of age at the time of the application deadline will be considered for the award.

Any current GIPS member can sponsor a candidate for the Young Investigator Award. Nomination forms are available here. Review of applications and final selection of awardees will be performed by the Nominating Committee.

The deadline for applications is February 15, 2014.

Notification & Presentation:
Final selection of awardees will be made by February 28, 2014 and the selected candidate will be notified. A formal award presentation will be made during the GIPS business meeting following the Companion Meeting at the USCAP annual conference.

Please submit application form and Curriculum Vitae to Chair, Nominating Committee, Rodger C. Haggitt Gastrointestinal Pathology Society

2014 Young Investigator Award Winner: Jason L Hornick M.D., Ph.D.


Dr. Hornick’s achievements in Gastrointestinal Pathology span teaching, clinical and translational research. He has studied a wide range of GI diseases, in particular helping to characterize GI mesenchymal tumors. Recently, he has focused on defining the biology, clinical and therapeutic significance of succinate dehydrogenase deficient GIST. He has written textbook chapters on GI mesenchymal tumors as well as gastric pathology, colon polyps and tumors of the intestines. He is also involved in several editorial boards, allowing him to be on the vanguard of new research and to collaborate with peers in shaping the field.

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