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Competition Entries

Requirements

Competition entry (i.e. article submission) is entirely free. All submitted work must be previously unpublished. The following article types are eligible for prizes: case reports, original articles, technical reports and review articles. For additional information on how to publish with Cureus, please see our Author Guide.

Statement of Independence

  • Cureus Publishing Competitions are intended to encourage medical discovery, document clinical experiences – be they positive, negative, or neutral - and foster broader educational outreach through open access publication that is free to both authors and readers.
  • Article submissions must adhere to the described “call for articles” and are open to any and all related manufacturer or vendor technologies.
  • As a firewall to ensure objective and credible science, article selection, editorial review, peer review and publication are strictly independent of sponsoring company.
  • Winning articles are determined exclusively via peer review panel and community crowdsourced scoring. Neither sponsoring company, nor Cureus, can determine competition outcome.
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Peer Review Panel

We’ve assembled a world-class crew of neurosurgeons to serve as peer reviewers. Led by Dr. Robert Spetzler, this team will review all submitted articles. Click on a reviewer to learn more.

Article analysis and commentary performed by the peer review panel are strictly independent of the sponsor.

Robert Spetzler

Robert Spetzler

M.D. | Neurological Surgery

Department of Neurosurgery, Barrow Neurological Institute
United States of America
Michael Lawton

Michael Lawton

M.D. | Neurological Surgery

Not Selected
Daniel Barrow

Daniel Barrow

| Neurology

Department of Neurosurgery, Emory University School of Medicine
United States of America
David Roberts

David Roberts

| Neurological Surgery

Section of Neurosurgery, Dartmouth-Hitckcock Medical Center
Peter Nakaji

Peter Nakaji

None | Neurological Surgery

Division of Neurological Surgery, Barrow Neurological Institute
Jacques Morcos

Jacques Morcos

| Otolaryngology

University of Miami Health Systems, University of Miami
Andreas Raabe

Andreas Raabe

| Epidemiology and Public Health

Department of Neurosurgery, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital
Switzerland
Philip E. Stieg

Philip E. Stieg

M.D., Ph.D. | Neurological Surgery

Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York
United States of America
Aaron Cohen-Gadol

Aaron Cohen-Gadol

M.D. | Neurology

Goodman, Campbell and Spine, Methodist Hospital
United States of America
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Key Dates

  • Monday, May 12, 2014 - Competition begins: Articles may now be submitted as part of the competition.
  • Friday, August 29, 2014 - Article submission deadline: All articles must be submitted by 11:59pm PT.
  • Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - Reviewing and scoring ends: All peer review and SIQ scoring must be completed by 11:59pm PT.
  • Monday, October 6, 2014 - Winning articles announced: The winning authors will be contacted and the winning articles formally announced on the Cureus website.