The IAPRD has establish the Young Investigator Award in order to stimulate young researchers to perform innovative research on the broad field of Parkinson´s Disease. The award will be presented by the President of the Society at the XXV IAPRD World Congress in Prague. The laureate is invited to give a special lecture on his/her work.

While submitting your abstract online you can apply for this award. Criteria are as follow:

  1. Must hold an advanced degree (e.g., MD, PhD, DO, PharmD)
  2. Must be within 5 years of completion of training (e.g., advanced degree, postdoc, residency)
  3. Must be conducting research related to movement disorders
  4. No citizenship requirements

The following documents have to be uploaded during the abstract submission or send via e-mail to

  • copy of passport
  • CV of primary abstract author
  • recommendation from head of your department