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Jacob I. Fabrikant Award

The Fabrikant Award is awarded every two years to an individual or individuals who are members of the ISRS and have made longstanding and significant contributions to the field of radiosurgery. The Education and Awards Committee recommends awardees to the Board of Directors who will notify the awardee (between September and December). The award is presented during the closing session of the ISRS biennial Congress.  The award includes a grant of $5000 and a commemorative certificate.

Download here the Jacob I. Fabrikant History & In Memoriam document


    • 2017 - Ben J Slotman
    • 2015 - Roberto Martinez & German Rey
    • 2013 - Bruce Pollock
    • 2011 - Masaaki Yamamoto
    • 2009 - Jean Régis
    • 2007 - Douglas Kondziolka
    • 2005 - Federico Colombo, David Larson 
    • 2003 - Tatsuya Kobayashi, John Flickinger
    • 2001 - Jay S. Loeffler, Frank Bova, William Friedman
    • 1999 - Christer Lindquist
    • 1997 - L. Dade Lunsford, Juan Barcia-Salorio
    • 1995 - Erik-Olof Backlund, Borje Larsson

Young Investigator Award

The Young Investigator awardee is chosen according to the best presentation of a scientific paper (oral presentation) at the ISRS Congress for a person who is currently in a training program (either a clinical resident or postdoctoral) and is under 35 years old. To apply, indicate your candidature on the abstract submission form and provide a letter from your institution of study that verifies your enrollment. The award consists of a grant of $1000, covering part of the expenses to attend the Congress and a commemorative certificate. The first award was presented at the 2003 Congress. The award is given during the closing session of the ISRS biennial Congress.


    • 2017 - Alexis Dimitriadis, United Kingdom
    • 2015 - Charles Rutter, USA
    • 2013 - Isabelle Thibault, Canada
    • 2011 - Toru Serizawa, Japan
    • 2009 - Scott Soltys, USA
    • 2007 - Vanessa Panettieri, Spain
    • 2005 - Jose Lorenzoni, Brussels
    • 2003 - Jeremy Rowe, UK

Best Poster Award

At each ISRS Congress, an outstanding poster will be awarded with the ISRS Best Poster Award. A jury consisting of distinguished scientists announces the winning poster during the poster session. The award is presented during the closing session of the Congresses. This award was created in 2005 and consists of the credit to registration to the next congress and a commemorative certificate.


    • 2017 - Kate Carroll, USA
    • 2015 - T. Furuya, Japan
    • 2013 - Sangroh Kim, USA
    • 2011 - Soha Al-Omar, Canada
    • 2009 - Seung Yeob Yang, Korea
    • 2007 - Koichi Mitsuya, Japan
    • 2005 - Stefan Scheib, Zurich

Young Professional ISRS Award

The Young Professional ISRS Award is a new initiative (since 2009) to recognize young professionals who have made notable contributions to any field of radiosurgery.  To be eligible, young professionals (neurosurgeons, oncologists, and radiation physicists) must be under the age of 35, the main author and presenter of an original scientific contribution (oral presentation) at the ISRS biennial Congress, and indicate their candidature on the abstract submission form. The winning work will be selected by the Education and Awards Committee during the ISRS biennial Congress and the award will be presented to the individual during the closing session. The award consists of $2500 and a commemorative certificate.  


    • 2013 - Constantin Tuleasca, France
    • 2011 - Kaoru Tamura, Japan
    • 2009 - Sean Park, USA