Awards

A.S.S.I. Awards - 2019

A.S.S.I. - CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD – 2019

A.S.S.I. encourages clinical research projects undertaken by its members. The A.S.S.I. – Clinical Research Award is a certificate of honour and Indian Rupees 50,000/- (Fifty thousand) which is presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON.

Complete report of a research project finished in 2018, including the treatise, yet unpublished, may be mailed on assi.secretary@isiconline.org / assi.secretariat@isiconline.org by 1st October 2018.

The judges are three senior A.S.S.I. members.

A.S.S.I. – BASIC SCIENCES AWARD – 2019

A.S.S.I. encourages research on “Basic Sciences” undertaken by its members. The A.S.S.I. – Basic Sciences Award is a certificate of honour and Indian Rupees 50,000/- (Fifty thousand) which is presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON.

Complete report of a research project finished in 2018, including the treatise, yet unpublished, may be mailed on assi.secretary@isiconline.org / assi.secretariat@isiconline.org by 1st October 2018.

The judges are three senior A.S.S.I. members.

A.S.S.I. – YOUNG INVESTIGATORS AWARD – 2019

A.S.S.I. encourages research projects undertaken by its young members less than 35 years of age. The A.S.S.I. – Young Investigators Award is a certificate of honour and Indian Rupees 25,000/- (Twenty-five thousand) which is presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON.

Complete report of a research project finished in 2018, including the treatise, yet unpublished, may be mailed on assi.secretary@isiconline.org / assi.secretariat@isiconline.org by 1st October 2018.

The judges are three senior A.S.S.I. members.

A.S.S.I. PUBLICATION AWARD – 2019

A.S.S.I. acknowledges & recognizes the member who has made the most substantial contribution to published literature in the year 2018.

The award includes a certificate and an award of Indian Rupees 25,000/- (Twenty Five thousand) to be presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON.

All Published material finished in 2018, may be mailed on assi.secretary@isiconline.org / assi.secretariat@isiconline.org by 1st October 2018.

A.S.S.I. – TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIP FOR 2019

A.S.S.I. awards two travelling fellowships from amongst the A.S.S.I. members. The duration of the fellowship is three weeks and begins with the ICS attendance and then visiting two / three spine surgery centres in different parts of India. The registration fee and local hospitality for ICS for the selected fellows is borne by the local organizers of ICS. Each A.S.S.I. travelling fellow receives actual payments for travel (by 2nd AC / Air whichever is cheaper) and stay (arranged by local organizers) on receipt of a written report of the fellowship from the selected fellow.

The travel to the ICS meeting and thereafter to the two/ three centres in India and back home as well as local subsidence including stay and travel is arranged by the selected fellows in co-ordination with local organisers. The local organizers offer organizational support.

The applicant has to be a life member of the A.S.S.I. and should send his / her curriculum vitae with an application stating what the expectation from this fellowship is.

Application must indicate:
  • Current professional position
  • Current work profile including percentage of spine work in practice
  • Special spine interests
  • Contribution to A.S.S.I. as regards conferences attended, papers / posters presented, meetings organized etc
  • Contribution to academics as regards international / national / regional papers / publications / podium presentations etc
  • Specific expectations from the Travelling fellowship (in 50 words)

Applications with a copy of detailed CV may be mailed on assi.secretary@isiconline.org / assi.secretariat@isiconline.org by 1st October 2018.

A.S.S.I. Awards - 2018

A.S.S.I. - Clinical Research Award 2018

Dr. S. Dilip Chand Raja
The effect of halo gravity traction in rigid deformities” -a prospective analysis of 26 patients with severe spinal deformities

A.S.S.I. - Basic Science Award 2018

Dr. GPV Subbaiah
siRNA mediated gene therapy for intervertebral disc degeneration

A.S.S.I. - Young Investigator Award 2018

Dr. K. S. Sri Vijay Anand
Molecular mechanisms involved in lumbar disc degeneration and disc herniation - An insight from proteomic analysis

A.S.S.I. - Publication Award 2018

Prof. S. Rajasekaran

A.S.S.I. - Travelling Fellowship Award 2018

Dr. M. K. Kothari
Dr. Ankit Patel

A.S.S.I. Awards - 2017

A.S.S.I. - CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD – 2017

A.S.S.I. encourages clinical research projects undertaken by its members. The A.S.S.I. – Clinical Research Award is a certificate of honour and Indian Rupees 50,000/- (Fifty thousand) which is presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON.

Complete report of a research project finished in 2016, including the treatise, yet unpublished, may be mailed on assi.secretary@isiconline.org / assi.secretariat@isiconline.org by 30th November 2016. The judges are three senior A.S.S.I. members.

A.S.S.I. – BASIC SCIENCES AWARD – 2017

A.S.S.I. encourages research on "Basic Sciences" undertaken by its members. The A.S.S.I. – Basic Sciences Award is a certificate of honour and Indian Rupees 50,000/- (Fifty thousand) which is presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON.

Complete report of a research project finished in 2016, including the treatise, yet unpublished, may be mailed on assi.secretary@isiconline.org / assi.secretariat@isiconline.org by 30th November 2016. The judges are three senior A.S.S.I. members.

A.S.S.I. – YOUNG INVESTIGATORS AWARD – 2017

A.S.S.I. encourages research projects undertaken by its young members less than 35 years of age. The A.S.S.I. – Young Investigators Award is a certificate of honour and Indian Rupees 25,000/- (Twenty-five thousand) which is presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON.

Complete report of a research project finished in 2016, including the treatise, yet unpublished, may be mailed on assi.secretary@isiconline.org / assi.secretariat@isiconline.org by 30th November 2016.. The judges are three senior A.S.S.I. members.

A.S.S.I. PUBLICATION AWARD – 2017

A.S.S.I. acknowledges & recognizes the member who has made the most substantial contribution to published literature in the year 2016. 

The award includes a certificate and an award of Indian Rupees 25,000/- (Twenty Five thousand) to be presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON. 

All Published material finished in 2016, may be mailed on assi.secretary@isiconline.org / assi.secretariat@isiconline.org by 30th November.

A.S.S.I. Awards - 2014

A.S.S.I. - CLINICAL RESEARCH AWARD – 2014

A.S.S.I. encourages clinical research projects undertaken by its members. The A.S.S.I. – Clinical Research Award is a certificate of honour and Indian Rupees 50,000/- (Fifty thousand) which is presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON. Three copies of the complete report of a research project finished in 2013, including the treatise, yet unpublished, are to be submitted for the award by Tuesday, December 24, 2013 to the Secretariat. The judges are three senior A.S.S.I. members.

A.S.S.I. – BASIC SCIENCES AWARD – 2014

A.S.S.I. encourages research on "Basic Sciences" undertaken by its members. The A.S.S.I. – Basic Sciences Award is a certificate of honour and Indian Rupees 50,000/- (Fifty thousand) which is presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON. Three copies of the complete report of the project finished in 2013, including the treatise, yet unpublished, are to be submitted for the award by Tuesday, December 24, 2013 to the Secretariat. The judges are three senior A.S.S.I. members.

A.S.S.I. – YOUNG INVESTIGATORS AWARD – 2014

A.S.S.I. encourages research projects undertaken by its young members less than 35 years of age. The A.S.S.I. – Young Investigators Award is a certificate of honour and Indian Rupees 25,000/- (Twenty-five thousand) which is presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON. Three copies of the complete report of a research project finished in 2013, including the treatise, yet unpublished, are to be submitted for the award by Tuesday, December 24, 2013 to the Secretariat. The judges are three senior A.S.S.I. members.

A.S.S.I. PUBLICATION AWARD – 2014

A.S.S.I. acknowledges & recognizes the member who has made the most substantial contribution to published literature in the year 2013.

The award includes a certificate and an award of Indian Rupees 12,500/- (Twelve thousand five hundred) to be presented at the inaugural function of ASSICON. The A.S.S.I. Publication award is judged by a three member committee namely - President, Vice President and Secretary (or any other senior member like a Past President of the A.S.S.I., if applicant for the award is also one of the above office-bearers)

The following point scale is used:
International Journals

  • First author of invited review articles/ full original papers -10
  • First author of case report - 7
  • Co-author 4

Indian Journals

  • First author of invited review articles/full papers - 7
  • Co-authors of any of above - 3

The applicant who gets the maximum amount of marks for publications published in 2013 gets the award. If there is a close call, the award may be shared to recognize and encourage members.

Three copies of all published material finished in 2013, are to be submitted for the award by Tuesday, December 24, 2013 to the Secretariat.

ASSI Secretariat

C/O- Indian Spinal Injuries Centre,
Sector-c, Vasant Kunj, 
New Delhi-110070.
Tel : 011-42255356
Email : assi.secretary@isiconline.orgassi.secretariat@isiconline.org