The Pappenheimer Postdoctoral Travel Award

Named in honor of microcirculatory scientist John R. Pappenheimer, who was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and developed the 'textbook definition' of passive capillary permeability, these awards, consisting of a certificate and $750, are given annually to up to ten young investigators to encourage their participation in the annual meeting of the Microcirculatory Society (part of the Experimental Biology meeting each year). Applicants must be within five years of completing a PhD or first MD residency and have submitted a first author abstract to one of the Microcirculatory Society topic categories at Experimental Biology 2017 (1040-APS through 1054-APS). 



  • must be within five years of completing a PhD or first MD residency
  • must be an MCS member
  • must submit an abstract to an MCS category
  • must complete the application form (click here)
  • submit a copy of submitted abstract and a letter of support from your supervisor to:
    Dr. Matthew Boegehold,
    Chair of the Awards Committee
Deadline: December 9th, 2017

Previous recipients are eligible to reapply.


Photo of John R. Pappenheimer

John R. Pappenheimer

2016 Pappenheimer Postdoctoral Travel Award Recipients

Erika M. Boerman, University of Missouri
Zhichao Fan, La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology
Kazuki Hotta, Florida State University College of Medicine
Vishal Mali, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Charles Norton, University of Missouri
Nicole Maria Novielli, University of Guelph
Hemang Patel, Wayne State University
Maria Sancho Gonzalez, University of Western Ontario
Marta Noa Valcarcel Ares, University of Oklahoma
Mi Zhou, Penn State College of Medicine

See more about these outstanding postdoctorals, including photos, brief bios and the presentation titles