Young Investigator Award Winners 2020

53 Young Investigators from 27 different countries were accepted to present their poster during the 28th Annual Meeting.

All 53 posters were subdivided in 5 different categories: Basic Studies, Clinical, Epidemiology, Investigations and Treatment.

For each category, 4 ECF Board Members reviewed the posters and discussed the results with the Young Investigator.

The winners of the best poster presentation are:

Basic Studies:

Anterior optic pathway pathology in CNS demyelinating diseases
Marco Pisa
Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele (Milan, Italy)

Poster presentation


Efficacy of high-intensity aerobic exercise on fatigue, walking, and quality of life in people with multiple sclerosis: A randomized controlled trial
Martin Langeskov-Christensen
Aarhus University (Aarhus, Denmark)

Poster presentation


Probing gene-environment interactions in the pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis using UK Biobank
Benjamin Jacobs
Queen Mary University of London (London, UK)

Poster presentation


Serum neurofilaments predict recovery after acute optic neuritis
Gloria Dalla Costa
San Raffaele Hospital (Milan, Italy)

Poster presentation


Inhalation of Dimethyl Fumarate encapsulated-nanoparticles attenuates clinical signs and central nervous system inflammation of Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis animals’ models
Bárbara Pinto
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (Belo Horizonte, Brazil)

Poster presentation

The winners of the Young Investigator Awards become part of the Worldwide ECF Fellow Community.

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