Call for Nominations

The Youdim Family Prize for Excellence in Cancer Research - Call for Nominations

Rambam Health Care Campus is proud to announce the 2021 Call for Nominations of the “Youdim Family Prize for Excellence in Cancer Research." A prize of $20,000 (USD) will be awarded, based on the recommendations of the Youdim Prize Committee, to an Israeli researcher who has performed significantly advanced cancer-related biomedical research, exemplified by excellence, novelty, and/or scientific breakthroughs.

New as of 2021: Two additional prizes of USD $2,500 each will be awarded to cancer research PhD students who are in the final stages of their degree at an Israeli academic institution.

All nominees must be Israeli citizens presently living in Israel who are currently active in cancer research and whose research is performed mainly in Israel, or who are studying in Israel. The nominees must be under 50 years of age on September 1 of the nomination year.

Nominations must be submitted by a sponsor.


The Call for Nominations is now open.

The deadline for 2021 nominations is October 10, 2021.


Want to recommend a candidate for the Youdim Prize?

Download the 2021 researcher nomination form

Download the 2021 student nomination form