Abstract Awards


Awards will be given in each of the main submission topics for a total of fifteen (15) awards in the following categories:

  • Best Overall Abstract
  • Best Young Investigator Abstract
  • Best Early Career Abstract

To submit an abstract, click here.


Young Investigator
For the purposes of this award, a “Young Investigator” is an individual in training (graduate or medical school, residency, fellowship, or post-doc).

Early Career Investigator
For the purposes of this award, an “Early Career Investigator” must be no more than 10 years post-completion of terminal training.


The International Planning Committee will review and determine which submissions receive awards, as well as the most appropriate presentation format (oral or poster) for each accepted abstract.

Accepted abstracts will be published in IBIA’s official journal, Brain Injury.