Andrology Awards


Annual Award for the best paper published in our journal Andrology within the preceding year. The Award is presented each year, alternating between the ASA and EAA (European Academy of Andrology).


The award will be selected by the Editorial Board, with the final decision made by the two Chief Editors. Support: This award is supported by the Andrology Journal Endowment Fund of the American Society of Andrology


The ASA Awards Committee, chaired by Professor Jacquetta Trasler, is delighted to present the three major award winners for 2024, selected from amongst a suite of outstanding nominations.

Distinguished Andrologist Award 
Marie-Claude Hofmann, PhD
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

*This is the highest award of the Society, presented annually to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to the progress of Andrology.

Distinguished Service Award   
Gail A. Cornwall, PhD
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

*This award is bestowed annually to recognize an individual who has provided distinguished service to The American Society of Andrology. The recipient must have been a member of the Society for at least ten (10) years, must have no direct affiliation with the organizational sponsors of the award; and must have served the Society in at least three (3) of the following categories: (1) Chair of Standing Committee; (2) Member of Board of Directors; (3) Editor of Journal of Andrology; (4) Chair of Annual Meeting; (5) Officer of Society.

Matthew P. Hardy Young Andrologist Award
Maria Agustina Battistone, PhD
Harvard Medical School

*This annual award is bestowed upon an Active Member of the American Society of Andrology who at the time of the award, is less than forty-five (45) years of age and who has made significant contributions to the field of Andrology. The award was known as the Young Andrologist Award from its inception in 1982 through 2014.


  • 2018 Arthur L. Burnett, MD & co-authors Biljana Musicki, Serkan Karakus, William Akakpo, Fabio H. Silva, June Liu, Haolin Chen and Barry R. Zirkin
    Testosterone replacement in transgenic sickle cell mice controls priapic activity and upregulates PDE5 expression and eNOS activity in the penis.
    Andrology. 2018 Jan;6(1):184-191
  • 2016 Alberto Ferlin, MD, PhD & co-authors Rocca MS, Pecile V, Cleva L, Speltra E, Selice R, Di Mambro A, Foresta C 
    The Klinefelter syndrome is associated with high recurrence of copy number variations on the X chromosome with a potential role in the clinical phenotype.
    Andrology. 2016 Mar;4(2):328-34.
  • 2014 Bernard Robaire, PhD, Barbara Hales, Jennifer Maselli 
    “Paternal exposure to testis cancer chemotherapeutics alters sperm fertilizing capacity and affects gene expression in the eight-cell stage rat embryo.”
    Andrology 2014 Mar; 2 (2): 259-66.
  • 2013 Dr. Gunapala Shetty and Dr. Marvin Meistrich 
    “Hormone suppression with GnRH antagonist promotes spermatogenic recovery from transplanted spermatogonial stem cells in irradiated cynomolgus monkeys.”
    Andrology 1, 886–898.