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The Xiaoren Pan Distinguished Research Award for Epidemiology of Diabetes in Asia

This Award is an AASD award established in 2013 to recognize outstanding epidemiological research in diabetes and related metabolic diseases for improvement of diabetes care in Asia. The late Professor Xiaoren Pan was a renowned clinician and scientist who contributed greatly to our understanding of epidemiology for the prevention of diabetes in Asia.

Criteria for selection

  • Nominees should have outstanding scientific achievements in the epidemiology of diabetes.


  • The awardee is requested to deliver the Xiaoren Pan Award Lecture at the AASD Scientific Meeting.
  • The awardee is requested to contribute a review article for The Award Lecture in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation.


  • The awardee will be presented a plaque at the award ceremony at the AASD Scientific Meeting.
  • The awardee will be presented a $5,000 honorarium along with complimentary registration fee and travel expenses.

Nomination process

  • The application must be submitted using the AASD Award Application Form.
  • The application must be submitted by members of AASD
  • A letter of nomination (less than 400 words) signed by a nominator with not more than 2 co-signers is acceptable.
  • Nominees are requested to submit their CV and publication highlights (up to five publications relevant to the award).
  • The application form and supporting documents should be submitted to the AASD office (office@aa-sd.org) by e-mail before the deadline.

Selection process

  • The awardee is selected by the AASD Awards Selection Committee. The Executive Board of AASD will give the final approval.

Past awardees

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