Session Winners ISCOMS 2018

Plenary Award Winners:

Plenary Award 1st Prize
Winner: Alexander Köpp, Germany
Abstract: ‘Editing of Isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 R132H mutation in human induced pluripotent stem cells using CRISPR/Cas9 to uncover tumour genesis in glioma’
Prize: €1.250,- to spend on congresses and a one-year online subscription to Nature

Plenary Award 2nd Prize
Winner: Eirini Kyriakopoulou, the Netherlands
Abstract: ‘Identification and characterization of a novel desmoplakin mutation in a patient diagnosed with arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy’
Prize: €750,- to spend on congresses and a one-year online subscription to Nature

Plenary Award 3rd Prize
Winner: Hanno Maassen, the Netherlands
Abstract: ‘Inducing a hypo-metabolic state during normothermic machine perfusion by adding hydrogen sulphide in an isolated perfusion porcine kidney; a pre-clinical study for the application in renal transplantation’
Prize: €250,- to spend on congresses and a one-year online subscription to Nature

Oral Session Winners:

Oral Research Award
Winner: Ruxandra Nagy, Hungary
Abstract: ‘Increased anti-oxidative capacity of follicular fluid HDL is a positive predictor of embryo quality in modified natural cycle IVF’
Prize: One-year online subscription to the New England Journal of Medicine

Oral Performance Award
Winner: Emma Slot, the Netherlands
Abstract: ‘Prenatal MRI and correlation with outcome in children with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex’
Prize: One-year online subscription to the New England Journal of Medicine

Poster Session Winners:

Poster Research Award
Winner: Syaiful Arifin, Indonesia
Abstract: ‘Desensitization using self-antigen dsDNA inhibits B and T cell functions by modulating T-Reg cell as regulator immune system in lupus mice model’
Prize: One-year online subscription to the New England Journal of Medicine

Poster Performance Award
Winner: Shanlin Tong, Sweden
Abstract: ‘The effects of a 5-week centrifuge training on arterial pressure response during an orthostatic tolerance test and a cold pressor test’
Prize: One-year online subscription to the New England Journal of Medicine

Other Award Winners:

World Health Award
Winner: Ishika Mahajan, India
Abstract: ‘Worrying increase in severity of anxiety, depression and stress in school and college students- a study from South India’
Prize: One-year online subscription to the Bulletin of the World Health Organization

First Year Jury Award
Winner: Hanno Maassen, the Netherlands
Abstract: ‘Inducing a hypo-metabolic state during normothermic machine perfusion by adding hydrogen sulphide in an isolated perfusion porcine kidney; a pre-clinical study for the application in renal transplantation’
Prize: €150,- to spend on congresses and a goodiebag from the journal Disease Models & Mechanisms

Best Abstract Award on Basic Sciences
Winner:
Paulina Núñez Bernal, the Netherlands
Abstract: 
‘Auricular cartilage progenitor cells: A neocartilage-producing cell population identified in human microtia remnants’
Prize: 
€150,- to spend on congresses

Best Abstract Award on Clinical Sciences
Winner:
Natalia Siminiak, Poland
Abstract: 
‘Diagnostic performance of 18F-choline PET-CT in recurrent prostate cancer in relation to PSA level and its dynamics’
Prize: 
€150,- to spend on congresses

Audience Award
Winner: Alexander Köpp, Germany
Abstract: ‘Editing of Isocitrate dehydrogenase 1 R132H mutation in human induced pluripotent stem cells using CRISPR/Cas9 to uncover tumour genesis in glioma’
Prize: €150,- to spend on congresses