GoldenTigers


Presented at Investigator Meetings since 2012, the "Golden Tiger Awards" honor outstanding contributions to the CHARGE Consortium. Winners are selected from community-based nominations by a subcommittee of the Research Steering Committee.

Previous Recipients


MeetingCHARGE LeadershipWorking Group LeadershipEarly Career*CHARGE ContributionsPoster Award***
October 2018

Baltimore, MD

  • Daniel Levy
  • Vasan Ramachandran
  • Neil Davies
  • Stephanie London
  • Margaret Taub
  • Biqi Wang
  • Tom Austin
  • Rebecca Mitchell
  • Alexander Teumer
April 2018

Rotterdam, the Netherlands

André UitterlindenDouglas Kiel
  • Helen Warren
  • Gail Davies
  • Mohsen Ghanbari
  • Anubha Mahajan
  • Gena Roshchupkin 
  • Laura Raffield
  • Jeremy Labrecque 
  • Shuo Li
September 2017

Boston, MA

  • Stephen Rich
  • Jerome Rotter
  • Anna Köttgen 
  •  Patrick Ellinor
  • Pradeep Natarajan
  • Murali Sargurupremraj
  • Xiaoming Liu
  • Cynthia McCrain
  • Kristina Blank
  • Zhe Wang
  •  Peitao Wu
March 2017
New York, NY
  • Villi Gudnason
  • Nick Smith
  • Paul de Vries
  • Melissa Richard 
  • Claudia Satizabal
  • Albert Smith
  • Alisa Manning
  • Raul Mendez-Giraldez
  • Anne Justice
September 2016
Charlottesville, VA
  • Cornelia van Duijn
  • Ken Rice
  • DC Rao
  • Hieab Adams
  • Leslie Lange
  • Brenton Swenson
  • Luke Pilling
January 2016
Houston, TX

Hall of Fame

  • Albert Hofman
  • Bruce Psaty
  • Santhi Ganesh (Hematology)
  • Caroline Fox
    (Renal)
  • Andrew Johnson
  • Paul Auer
  • Leonard Lipovich
  • Chunyu Liu
  • James Floyd
  • Seung-Hoan Choi
July 2015
Jackson, MS
  • Chris O'Donnell
  • Eric Boerwinkle
  • Sudha Seshadri (Neuro)
  • Ingrid Borecki
    (Adiposity)
  • Ganesh Chauhan
  • Yi-Ping Fu
  • Linda Polfus
  • Hassan Dashti
n/a
  • Nathan Pankratz
  • Virginia Fisher
December 2014
Washington, DC
  • Myriam Fornage
  • Susan Heckbert
  • Mark Goodarzi & Robert Scott (Diabetes-Glycemia)
  • Joanne Murabito (Aging & Longevity, ReproGEN)
  • Rozen Lemaitre (Fatty Acids)
  • Sven van der Lee
  • Bing Yu
  • Erika Enright
  • Ann Walsh


Working Group Contributions

  • Roby Joehanes (Epigenetics)
  • Misa Graff, Ann Justice, Thomas Winkler (Adiposity)
  • Frank A. J. van Rooij
  • Lindsay M. Reynolds
January 2014
Los Angeles, CA
  • Joseé Dupuis
  • Hall of Fame: Adrienne Cupples
  • Marjolein Peters (Gene Expression)
  • Jennifer Wessel & Audrey Chu (Glycemia)
  • Stéphanie Debette
  • Niels Rietveld
  • Jennifer Brody
  • Alanna Morrison
  • Brian Chen
  • Alexander Li
May 2013
Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  • Gina Peloso (Lipids)
  • Caren Smith & Tanaka Toshiko (Nutrition)
  • Johanna Jakobsdottir (Alzheimer's)
  • Carla Ibrahim-Verbaas
  • Virginie Verhoeven
  • Arie Voorman
  • James Meigs
December 2012
Houston, TX
  • Albert Hofman
  • Honghuang Lin
  • Jennifer Brody
  • Megan Grove

May 2012
Reykjavik, Iceland


  • Joshua Bis
  • Abbas Dehghan
  • Carla Ibrahim-Verbaas
  • Andrew Johnson
  • Jennifer Nettleton



* Early Career Award has been alternatively known as New Investigator Award, Early Career Achievement
** CHARGE Contribution Award has been known by various titles including Scientific Contribution, Service to CHARGE
*** Beginning in ~2016 the Poster Award was decided by a vote of all meeting participants