Press Release 2007/11/22
- For immediate release -
Election of the "Medical Author 2008"
On December 1st, the Medical Literature Service Amedeo (www.Amedeo.com) will launch the Amedeo Prize
(www.amedeoprize.com), which aims at
honoring men and women from all over the world for outstanding publications in medicine. The prize
of up to 10,000 Euro is for the first authors of the three most popular medical articles published
The winner of the 2008 Amedeo Prize will be selected in a four-step process (one nomination phase
and three voting rounds in February/March, April and June) by a democratic vote of several thousand
medical professionals who are subscribers to the Amedeo service. "As these persons represent a fine
selection of physicians and researchers in medical science, there is no doubt they will select the
best achievements in medicine", says Amedeo founder Bernd Sebastian
Kamps who created the award with
his wife Patricia Bourcillier.
The "Medical Author of the Year 2008" will be announced on July 4th, 2008. The total
prize amount is expected to increase by donations from private and institutional sponsors.
The Amedeo Prize is a non-profit initiative. All contributions from donations and institutional
sponsors will be entirely (100%) distributed among the prize winners. The Amedeo Team
(www.Amedeo.com) will charge no fee for the administration of the Amedeo Prize.
For more details, please check
- Summary of the Amedeo Prize Rules:
Interview - Sue Weinstein in conversation with Bernd Sebastian Kamps, Amedeo
founder and creator of the Amedeo Prize: www.amedeoprize.com/ap/pr/iv071122.htm
Amedeo is a medical literature guide that provides its subscribers with weekly newsletters
about new scientific publications (see example). Due to the very content of its
newsletters - interminable "Authors, Titles, Journals, Years of Publication, Volumes, Pages" -
Amedeo subscribers are typically clinicians and researchers working at the frontline of medicine. In
November 2007, Amedeo covered 100 topics, served more than 120,000 subscriptions and was among the
most popular medical websites worldwide (see http://www.gl4d.com). It is a free service due to
unrestricted educational grants from numerous pharmaceutical companies.
Bernd Sebastian Kamps
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