Bringing CNS Members Together to Make Children’s Lives Better


Junior Members are eligible for special recognition at the CNS Annual Meeting based on work selected for presentation at the annual meeting by the CNS Scientific Program Planning Committee. These awards include up to four Outstanding Junior Member Awards, presented to PG1-5 residents in child neurology or PG1-6 in NDD; and up to two Outstanding Junior Member/Post-graduate Awards presented to PG6 or PG7 members in post-graduate fellowships. Residents are also eligible to receive one M. Richard Koenigsberger Scholarship or one AAP Neurology Section travel grant.


Within two-three years of completing training and Junior Membership, CNS members are eligible for early career grants and awards, including CNS Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award and CNF PERF Grants.


News from NIH

The National Institute of Health (NIH) has announced seven programs, grants and/or awards of interest to CNS members interested in exploring new research funding and resources:

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) UNITE Announces Listening Sessions Inviting NIH Stakeholders to Discuss Racial & Ethnic Equity

Pre-application: Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (X02 Clinical Trial Optional)

Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Data Harmonization, Curation and Secondary Analysis of Existing Clinical Datasets (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Innovation Corps (I-Corps) at NIH Program for NIH and CDC Translational Research (Admin Supp Clinical Trial NOT Allowed)

HEAL Initiative: Developing Quantitative Imaging and Other Relevant Biomarkers of Myofascial Tissues for Clinical Pain Management (R61/R33, Clinical Trial Required)

Network for Emergency Care Clinical Trials: Strategies to Innovate EmeRgENcy Care Clinical Trials Network (SIREN) – Network Clinical Center (Hub) (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)