Kaplan Award

Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement in the Understanding of Polycystic Kidney Disease

The Lillian Jean Kaplan International Prize for Advancement recognizes an individual(s) whose seminal scientific work constitutes tangible achievement toward improving knowledge and treatment of PKD. More than one prize may be awarded, and it may be awarded to residents of any country without restriction.

Award-winner 2021

Kyongtae (Ty) Bae, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.

Kyongtae (Ty) Bae, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.

Associate Dean of Clinical Imaging Research, University of Pittsburgh

 

Dr. Bae is a physician scientist who has worked in the PKD field for over 20 years. He is a radiologist by training, and currently served as the Associate Dean of Clinical Imaging Research at the University of Pittsburgh. He’s been involved in applying quantitative and physiologic imaging and computer technology including contrast medium pharmacokinetics, computer-aided diagnosis, and artificial intelligence to advance translational and imaging biomarker research in a wide range of diseases, including ADPKD. Dr. Bae has published over 670 publications including 265 peer-reviewed papers, many of which are related to PKD research. With NIH and DoD funding over 20 years, while serving as the PI and Chief Radiologist for the CRISP and TAME studies and Chief Radiologist for the HALT and TEMPO studies, he led efforts to develop robust imaging biomarkers for PKD.

Nominations for 2022

Nominations for the 2022 award are due August 27, 2021. 

Award presentation to be held at: ISN WCN 2022, February 24–27 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Nomination requirements:

  • Your details: complete name, ISN membership number, and contact information
  • Nominee details: complete name (as listed in publications) and contact information
  • Support statement: a description of how and why the nominee’s work represents a major advance in basic or clinical understanding of PKD, distinguishing those aspects which clearly set it apart from the work of others in the field, and a summary of the nominee’s contributions
  • Full curriculum vitae and bibliography of the nominee
  • Letters of support: at least two

All nominations and supporting materials are to be sent via email to Jo-Ann Donner at jdonner@theisn.org.

Winners are selected by the Lillian Jean Kaplan Prize Advisory Committee: Committee Chair Dr. Nathan Levin, two committee members selected by the PKD Foundation, and two ISN members.

Past award recipients

2020

Arlene Chapman, M.D.

Arlene Chapman, M.D.

University of Chicago

Chicago

2019

York Pei, M.D.

York Pei, M.D.

University of Toronto

Canada

Bradley Yoder, Ph.D.

Bradley Yoder, Ph.D.

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Ala.

2017

Ronald D. Perrone, M.D.

Ronald D. Perrone, M.D.

Tufts Medical Center

Boston

David R. Beier, M.D., Ph.D.

David R. Beier, M.D., Ph.D.

Seattle Children’s Research

Seattle

2015

Peter Igarashi, M.D.

Peter Igarashi, M.D.

University of Minnesota Medical School

Minneapolis

Gregory J. Pazour, Ph.D.

Gregory J. Pazour, Ph.D.

University of Massachussetts Medical School

Worcester, Mass.

2013

Vincent Gattone, Ph.D.

Vincent Gattone, Ph.D.

Indiana University School of Medicine

Indianapolis

Dorien Peters, Ph.D.

Dorien Peters, Ph.D.

Leiden University Medical Center

Leiden, Netherlands

2011

Gerd Walz, M.D.

Gerd Walz, M.D.

Freiburg Medical Center

Germany

James Calvet, Ph.D.

James Calvet, Ph.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center

Kansas City, Kan.

2009

Lisa Guay-Woodford, M.D.

Lisa Guay-Woodford, M.D.

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Ala.

Corinne Antignac, M.D., Ph.D.

Corinne Antignac, M.D., Ph.D.

Necker Hospital

Paris

Friedhelm Hildebrandt, M.D.

Friedhelm Hildebrandt, M.D.

Harvard Medical School

Boston

2007

Jing Zhou, M.D., Ph.D.

Jing Zhou, M.D., Ph.D.

Harvard Medical Center

Boston

Vicente Torres, M.D.

Vicente Torres, M.D.

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minn.

2005

Greg Germino, M.D.

Greg Germino, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore

Stefan Somlo, M.D.

Stefan Somlo, M.D.

Yale University School of Medicine

New Haven, Conn.

2003

Jared J. Grantham, M.D.

Jared J. Grantham, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center

Kansas City, Kan.

Peter Harris, Ph.D.

Peter Harris, Ph.D.

Mayo Clinic

Rochester, Minn.

Last modified April 2021