IFCC Distinguished Awards for the IFCC WorldLab Congress, Dubai (UAE) 2024

Call for nominations


The IFCC confers several Distinguished Awards to scientists and clinicians who work in clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine or related disciplines. These Awards are the highest honours that our Federation can bestow to colleagues worldwide in recognition of their outstanding achievements, to publicize their exceptional research and other contributions that have improved medical and healthcare, and to stimulate and encourage other scientists to accelerate their efforts in advancing clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine.


The IFCC and its Awards Committee, call for nominations for the following IFCC Distinguished Awards for presentation at the IFCC Congress in May 2024, Dubai (UAE).

These awards for 2024 are listed below and a more detailed description of them, including the former honorees, can be found clicking on this link.

  1. IFCC-Howard Morris Distinguished Clinical Chemist Award (since 2020) IFCC Distinguished Clinical Chemist Award (1969-2017) – sponsored by Yashraj Biotechnology Ltd.
  2. IFCC Award for Significant Contributions in Molecular Diagnostics – sponsored by Abbott Laboratories.
  3. IFCC Distinguished Award for Laboratory Medicine and Patient Care – sponsored by Snibe.
  4. IFCC Distinguished Award for Contributions to the Cardiovascular Diagnostics – sponsored by HyTest.
  5. IFCC-Gérard Siest Young Scientist Award for Distinguished Contributions in Pharmacogenetics – sponsored by Biologie Prospective.
  6. IFCC Distinguished Women Scientist Award for Contribution to In Vitro Diagnostics – sponsored by Yashraj Biotechnology Ltd.


Nominations are welcome from the President or National Representative of the nominees’ national society member of the IFCC.
Each nomination should contain:
1) a statement as to the reasons for nomination,
2) a full CV of the nominees including a bibliography,
3) other letters of support (optional);
4) copy of passport or ID card for the IFCC-Gérard Siest Young Scientist Award for Distinguished Contributions in Pharmacogenetics as proof of age.

Documents should be sent to the IFCC Office ([email protected]).


The closing date for receipt of nominations is 31st December 2023