Young Investigator Awards
At ECF's Annual Meeting, awards are granted to Young Investigators presenting a poster.
Through the Young Investigator Awards, the European Charcot Foundation invests in the future.
Delegates of 35 years or younger presenting a poster during ECF's Annual Meeting automatically participate to the Young Investigator Awards, announced during the Annual Meeting.
During the 25th Annual Meeting, held from 30 November until 2 December 2017, five awards of 4,000 EUR each were granted, one in each category:
- Category Basic Studies:
Julia Nedelcu, Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich, Germany
Poster "Segmental demyelination of internodes triggers mitochondrial redistribution"
- Category Clinical:
Martina Congiu, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital, INSPE Insitute, Milan, Italy
Poster "Impact of fatigue and depression on motor rehabilitation outcomes in progressive Multiple Sclerosis"
- Category Epidemiology:
Daiana Bezzini, Universita di Siena, Italy
Poster "Multiple sclerosis incidence in Tuscany from administrative data"
- Category Investigations:
Marco Pisa, San Raffaele Hospital, Department of Neurology, INSPE Institute, Milan, Italy
Poster "Motor evoked potentials as a clinically relevant outcome in progressive MS"
- Category Treatments:
Bryan Ceronie, BartsMS, Blizard Institute, Bart and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary, London, UK
Poster "Cladribine controls multiple sclerosis via memory B cell depletion"
The Young Investigator Awards are made possible with the support of Teva Neuroscience. Teva is not involved in the evaluation of the posters presented by the Young Investigators.