JRV Award


This is an annual award devoted to recognizing the excellence of scientific research studies in the Pharmacology area, performed by Master and PhD students, who are and/or have the adviser affiliated to SBFTE or to a Scientific Society of Pharmacology in Latin America, and meet the following criteria:

  • Be less than 35 years old on the date of JRV Session and be the first author in an Abstract submitted for the SBFTE 2024 Congress.
  • Be officially enrolled in training for MSc or PhD degree, a trainee that has received the doctoral degree on or after January 1, 2024, under the supervision of an advisor that is a SBFTE member (up to date with his/her annual fees till 2023). If the author is a member, he(she) should be affiliated to the Society for at least one year.
  • For Brazilian applicants, the study must have been performed at a Research Institution in Brazil, whereas for foreign applicants, the study must have been performed at a Research Institution in their country of origin or in Brazil. If the research involves collaboration with an international researcher, applicant should have spent no more than six months (MSc students) or one year (PhD students) of his/her training period in the foreign scientific institution. In case of being selected among the five finalists, foreign applicants must send a letter attesting their affiliation to a Scientific Society of Pharmacology in Latin America to the SBFTE Executive secretariat (sbfte@sbfte.org.br).
  • Presentations must be in English.

Award application and rules

  • Submit an abstract as first/presenting author in accordance to the rules and regulation for Abstract Submission.
  • During Abstract Submission agree with “JRV Award Competition” (follow the instructions online).
  • IMPORTANT: All competing abstracts will be evaluated for their scientific merit by the JRV Award Evaluation Committee.
  • The five finalists will be asked to send an expanded abstract to the JRV Award Evaluation Committee (details of format will be given later).
  • The applicants of the top five abstracts will be notified of their selection by E-mail.
  • The five finalists will have to present their work in a 15 min oral communication followed by 5 min discussion at the JRV Symposium at the 2024 Congress when the JRV Award Evaluation Committee will evaluate the scientific merit of the work as well as the skills and scientific engagement of the candidate to present and defend it.
  • All finalists have to be present during the Closing Session of the 2024 Congress when the place award winners will be announced. Finalists will receive certificates for their participation at the JRV Symposium and cash awards (amount in Brazilian currency to be announced). 
  • Awardees are allowed to receive the JRV award only once.
Scroll to Top