The Kosaka Best Abstract Awards are awarded to the top scoring abstracts submitted to the IARS Annual Meeting in three categories: Clinical Research, Basic Science, or Scholars. Three top finalists are selected in each category and each present their abstract again during the Kosaka Best Abstract Session at the IARS meeting. The abstract finalists receive a $50 prize and one winner from each category receives $500. Discover more about the award recipients.
The Kosaka Best Abstract Awards are supported by the Japan Society for Clinical Anesthesia (JSCA) and the International Anesthesia Research Society (IARS). The founder of the JSCA, Dr. Futami Kosaka, started a cooperative relationship with IARS in 1990 and developed the foundation for this exciting opportunity.