Postdoctoral Award

The Boehringer Ingelheim Postdoctoral Award in Pharmacology is designed to recognize and stimulate research in the field of Pharmacology made by post-doctoral researchers in a Canadian research laboratory.


$1,000 CAD cash prize and engraved plaque


Award candidates must be CSPT members in good standing both at the time of nomination and at the time of award presentation.

Recipient to describe their major research contribution in an oral presentation at the CSPT annual meeting.


Made by any two members of the society. No member may nominate more than one candidate.

 Nominations shall include all of the following:

1. Manuscripts and reprints considered pertinent by the sponsors for the nomination

2. Nominee’s curriculum vitae and list of publications

3. A brief biographical sketch suitable for press release purposes

4. Letters of support describing the importance or potential impact of the nominee’s research


November 30 of each year.

**The nomination deadline for the 2016 calendar year has been extended until February 28, 2017.


Send nomination package to and direct to the attention of the Chair of the Awards Committee.


The decision of the Awards Committee shall be final. There will be no obligation or duty on the part of CSPT to bestow the award in the absence of a qualified recipient or when there is an insufficient number of nominees as determined by the Awards Committee.

Recent Award Winners

2015   Folefac Aminkeng

2010   Hong-Shuo Sun

2009   Colin Ross

2008   C. Altier

2007   R. Kinobe