Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Apple Award and the 2018 Vogel Award. Deadline: January 30, 2018. The Apple Award, named in honor of David F. Apple, Jr., MD is for excellence in publishing in spinal cord injury rehabilitation research. The Vogel Award is given for the best paper by a clinician or researcher involved in pediatric SCI rehabilitation in the preceding calendar year. The Vogel Award honors Lawrence C. Vogel, M.D., a recognized world expert on SCI in children.