European Paediatric Surgeons’ Association

Awards Winners


The winners of the Young Investigator Award are
1.Stavros Loukogeorgakis: Surgery Unit, Institute of Child Health,University College London,London,United Kingdom with ¨DELIVERY OF VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR WITH BIOCOMPATIBLE NANOPARTICLES PROMOTES FETAL LUNG GROWTH IN THE NITROFEN RAT MODEL OF CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA¨

2. Florian Friedmacher: National Children's Research Centre,Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Crumlin,Dublin,Ireland with ¨IN VITRO AND IN VIVO ADMINISTRATION OF ROSIGLITAZONE ENHANCES FOETAL ALVEOLAR DEVELOPMENT IN AN EXPERIMENTAL RAT MODEL OF CONGENITAL DIAPHRAGMATIC HERNIA¨

The winners of the Poster Prizes are
1: Kristiina Kyrklund:Pediatric Surgery,Hospital for Children and Adolescents,Helsinki,Finland with ¨ LOWER URINARY TRACT SYMPTOMS AND UROGENITAL ABNORMALITIES IN 89 PATIENTS WITH RECTOURETHRAL OR VESTIBULAR FISTULA: CONTROLLED OUTCOMES AFTER 4-29 YEARS OF FOLLOW-UP¨

2: Desiree van den Hondel: Pediatric Surgery,Erasmus MC Sophia Children’s Hospital,Rotterdam,Netherlands| with ¨ANORECTAL MALFORMATION PATIENTS WITH UPPER LIMB ANOMALIES: GENETIC COUNSELING WARRANTED¨

3: Jonathan Durell: Department of Paediatric Surgery,University Hospitals of Leicester,Leicester,United Kingdom with ¨13 RIBS AS A PREDICTOR OF LONG GAP OESOPHAGEAL ATRESIA AND TRACHEO-OESOPHAGEAL FISTULA: MYTH OR REALITY?¨