AWARDS

As part of ESOT’s commitment to advancing education and research in transplantation, the congress awards are awarded to abstract presenters in recognition of their contributions. All award recipients are required to be ESOT members for 2019.

There are five separate award categories. Click on each one to jump to the relevant section

ESOT Young Investigator Award (YIA)
ESOT Leonardo Da Vinci Transplant Research Innovation Award
ESOT StrongerTogether Award
ESOT StrongerTogetherPRO Award
EU-TRAIN Award
ESOT Young Investigator Award (YIA)

The following ten best works, submitted to the ESOT2019, are awarded on the basis of the quality of their contribution to donation and/or transplantation, as well as the highest score. Awardees will be celebrated during the presentation sessions.

Olivier Aubert, Paris, France
DISPARITIES IN THE ACCEPTANCE OF DECEASED DONOR KIDNEYS AND CONSEQUENCES FOR TRANSPLANT ACCESS: NATIONWIDE ANALYSES OF PRACTICE IN THE US AND FRANCE
Authors: Aubert, Olivier1; Dr; Reese, Peter P2; Dr; Audry, Benoit3; Mr; Bouatou, Yassine1; Dr; Raynaud, Marc1; Mr; Yoo, Daniel1; Mr; Viglietti, Denis1; Dr; Legendre, Christophe4; Pr; Glotz, Denis5; Pr; Lefaucheur, Carmen1; Pr; Jacquelinet, Christian3; Dr; Loupy, Alexandre1; Pr
Affiliations: 1Paris Translational Center for Organ Transplantation; 2Department of Medicine, Renal-Electrolyte and Hypertension Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.; 3Agence de la Biomédecine, Saint Denis, France; 4Necker Hospital; 5Saint Louis Hospital

Isabel Brüggenwirth, Groningen, The Netherlands
INDICATIONS AND OUTCOMES OF ADULT LIVER RETRANSPLANTATION IN EUROPE. ANALYSIS OF A EUROPEAN LIVER REGISTRY-BASED COHORT
Authors: Brüggenwirth, Isabel1; Ms; Werner, Maureen2; Drs; Adam, René3; Prof; Polak, Wojtek4; MD, PhD; Karam, Vincent3; PhD; Weiss, Karl Heinz5; Prof; Daniel, Jorje6; Prof; Paul, Andreas7; Prof; Klempnauer, Juergen8; Prof; Porte, Robert1; Prof; De Meijer, Vincent1; MD, PhD
Affiliations: 1University Medical Center Groningen; 2University of Groningen; 3Hôpital Universitaire Paul Brousse; 4University Medical Center Rotterdam; 5Medical University Heidelberg; 6Centro Hospitalar do Porto; 7Essen University Hospital; 8Hannover Medical School

Judith Van Zanden, Groningen, The Netherlands
QUALITY OF DONOR LUNGS: A COMPARATIVE STUDY BETWEEN FAST AND SLOW BRAIN DEATH INDUCTION MODELS IN RATS

Marek Novotny, Prague, Czech Republic
INTIMAL ARTERITIS IN ASSOCIATION WITH MICROVASCULAR INFLAMMATION LEADS TO INFERIOR GRAFT SURVIVAL REGARDLESS DSA
Authors: Novotny, Marek1; Mrs; Hruba, Petra2; PhD; Honsova, Eva3; MD, PhD; Wohlfahrtova, Mariana1; MD, PhD; Viklicky, Ondrej1; MD, PhD
Affiliations: 1Department of Nephrology, Transplant Centre, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague; 2Transplant Laboratory, Centre for Experimental Medicine, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague; 3Department of Clinical and Transplant Pathology, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Prague

Otto B. Van Leeuwen, Groningen, The Netherlands
INCREASED AND SAFE UTILIZATION OF HIGH-RISK DONOR LIVERS FOR TRANSPLANTATION AFTER EX SITU RESUSCITATION AND ASSESSMENT USING SEQUENTIAL HYPO- AND NORMOTHERMIC MACHINE PERFUSION
Authors: van Leeuwen, Otto B.; Mr; de Vries, Yvonne; Ms.; Fujiyoshi, Masato; Dr.; Ubbink, Rinse; Mr; Pelgrim, Gert Jan; Dr.; Werner, Maureen J.M.; Ms.; Reyntjens, Koen M.E.M.; Mr; van den Berg, Aad P; Dr.; de Boer, Marieke T; Dr; de Meijer, Vincent E.; Dr.; Porte, Robert J.; Prof. dr.
Affiliations: University Medical Center Groningen

Delphine Kervella, Nantes, France
RESVERATROL EXERTS CYTOPROTECTIVE EFFECTS THAT REDUCE DONOR SPECIFIC ANTIBODIES CYTOTOXICITY ON ENDOTHELIAL CELLS.
Authors: Kervella, Delphine1; Dr; Branchereau, Julien1; Dr; Minault, David2; Mr; Hervouet, Jérémy2; Mr; Martinet, Bernard2; Mr; Haspot, Fabienne2; Dr; Bruneau, Sarah2; Dr; Le Bas-Bernardet, Stéphanie2; Dr; Blancho, Gilles1; Pr
Affiliations: 1ITUN (Institut de Transplantation, Urologie, Néphrologie), CHU de Nantes, Nantes; 2CRTI (Centre de Recherche en Transplantation et Immunologie), INSERM, Université de Nantes, Nantes

Zoltan Czigany, Aachen, Germany
BODY COMPOSITION AND MORBIDITY FOLLOWING ORTHOTOPIC LIVER TRANSPLANTATION — THE VALUE OF QUALITY OVER QUANTITY
Authors: Czigany, Zoltan1; Dr; Kramp, Wiebke2; Ms; Bednarsch, Jan2; Dr; Boecker, Joerg2; Dr; Meister, Franziska2; Dr; van der Kroft, Gregory2; Dr; Zimmermann, Markus2; Dr; Neumann, Ulf Peter2; Dr; Lurje, Georg2; Dr
Affiliations: 1Uniklinik RWTH Aachen; 2University Hospital RWTH Aachen

Roman Reindl-Schwaighofer , Vienna, Austria
GENOME-WIDE NON-HLA MISMATCH IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION
Authors: Reindl-Schwaighofer, Roman1; Dr; Heinzel, Andreas1; MS; Hu, Karin1; MS; Jelencsics, Kira1; Dr; van Setten, Jessica2; Dr; Kainz, Alexander1; Dr; Viklicky, Ondrej3; Prof; Hruba, Petra3; Dr; Fischer, Gottfried1; Prof; Keating, Brendan4; Prof; Oberbauer, Rainer1; Prof
Affiliations: 1Medical University of Vienna; 2University Medical Centre Leiden; 3IKIM; 4University of Pennsylvania

Kyle R. Jackson, Baltimore, United States
THE SURVIVAL BENEFIT OF LIVER TRANSPLANTATION USING GRAFTS WITH ≥ 30% MACROSTEATOSIS
Authors: Jackson, Kyle; Dr; Bowring, Mary G.; Ms.; Haugen, Christine; Dr.; Holscher, Courtenay; Dr.; Liyanage, Luckmini; Ms.; Massie, Allan; Dr.; Philosophe, Benjamin; Dr.; Cameron, Andrew; Dr.; Garonzik-Wang, Jacqueline; Dr.; Segev, Dorry; Dr.
Affiliations: Johns Hopkins Hospital

Elena Crespo, Barcelona, Spain
COMBINED PRE-TRANSPLANT ANTI-DONOR T-CELL SENSITIZATION WITH SINGLE NUCLEOTID POLIMORPHISMS (SNPS) FOR CYP3A4 TACROLIMUS METABOLISM IDENTIFIES KIDNEY TRANSPLANT PATIENTS AT HIGH RISK OF ALLOGRAFT REJECTION
Authors: Crespo, Elena1; Dr; Vidal, Anna1; Dr.; Anett, Sefrin2; Ms.; Fontova, Pere1; Mr.; Stein, Maik2; Mr.; Hans-Dieter, Volk2; Dr.; Josep Maria, Grinyo1; Dr.; Petra, Reinke2; Dr.; Nuria, Lloberas1; Dr.; Oriol, Bestard1; Dr.
Affiliations: 1IDIBELL; 2Charité University Medicine Berlin

ESOT Leonardo Da Vinci Transplant Research Innovation Award

Supported by BIOTEST

The following 5 outstanding contributions have been selected by the ESOT2019 Scientific Program Committee from all submitted abstracts, based on the overall referees’ scores, will be presented during the “Transplant Research Challenge” Session on Monday 16th September at 11:10 – 12:40, in Room A1.

The Audience will vote to select the 1 winner and 2 runner ups, to which these awards will be assigned to. The winners will be celebrated at the end of the live voting.

Verstegen Monique, Rottedam, The Netherlands
HUMAN EXTRA HEPATIC BILE DUCT-DERIVED ORGANOIDS FOR STEM CELL CHARACTERIZATION AND DISEASE MODELING
Authors: Verstegen, Monique¹; Dr; Roos, Floris¹; mr.; Burka, Ksenia¹; ms; Gehart, Helmuth²; Dr; Jager, Myrthe³; Dr; de Wolf, Maaike¹; ms; Fuchs, Sabine³; Dr; Verkade, Henkjan⁴; Prof.dr.; Roest, Henk¹; Dr; IJzermans, Jan¹; Prof.dr.; Cuppen, Edwin³; Prof.dr.; van der Laan, Luc¹; Prof.dr.
Affiliations: ¹Erasmus MC University Medical Center Rotterdam; ²Hubrecht Institute for Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Research; ³University Medical Center Utrecht; ⁴University Medical Center Groningen

Sushma Shankar, Oxford, United Kingdom
EX VIVO-EXPANDED HUMAN CD19+TIM-1+ B REGULATORY CELLS CAN PROLONG HUMAN ALLOGRAFT SURVIVAL IN A HUMANISED MOUSE MODEL OF SKIN TRANSPLANTATION AND CAN INDUCE HUMAN CD4+CD25+CD127LO TREG
Authors: Shankar, Sushma¹; Dr; Broketa, Matteo¹; Mr.; Stolp, Jessica¹; Dr; Juvet, Stephen²; Dr; Hester, Joanna¹; Dr; Wood, Kathryn¹; Professor
Affiliations: ¹University of Oxford; ²University of Toronto

Francois Jouret, Liege, Belgium
18F-FDG PET/CT IMAGING AT 3 MONTHS POST TRANSPLANTATION DISPROVES SUBCLINICAL REJECTION IN KIDNEY TRANSPLANT RECIPIENTS
Authors: Hanssen, Oriane¹; Dr; Weekers, Laurent¹; Dr; Lovinfosse, Pierre¹; Dr; Jadoul, Alexandre¹; Dr; Huynen, Alexandre²; Mr; Bonvoisin, Catherine1; Dr; Bouquegneau, Antoine¹; Dr; Hustinx, Roland¹; Pr; Jouret, Francois¹; Prof
Affiliations: 1¹CHU de Liege; ²ULiege

Emily R. Thompson, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
RECONDITIONING MARGINAL HUMAN KIDNEYS USING MULTISTEMTM; CELL THERAPY DELIVERED DURING NORMOTHERMIC MACHINE PERFUSION
Authors: Thompson, Emily¹; Miss; Bates, Lucy¹; Miss; Ibrahim, Ibrahim¹; Mr; Sewpaul, Avinash¹; Mr; Figueriedo, Rodrigo²; Mr; Stenberg, Ben³; Dr; McNeill, Andrew³; Dr; Cooke, Katie¹; Miss; Girdleston, Tom¹; Mr; Wilkins, Georgina¹; Miss; De Lamos, Henrique¹; Dr; Mellor, Andrew¹; Professor; Roobrouck, Valerie⁴; Dr; Ting, Anthony; Dr; Hosgood, Sarah; Dr; Nicholson, Mike; Professor; Fisher, Andrew¹; Professor; Ali, Simi¹; Professor; Sheerin, Neil¹; Professor; Wilson, Colin; Mr
Affiliations: ¹Newcastle University; ²Freeman Hospital; ³Department of Radiology, Freeman Hospital; ⁴Regenesys; Athersys, Inc.; Department of Surgery, University of Cambridge; Institute of Transplantation, Freeman Hospital

Lorenzo Orci, Geneva, Switzerland
PREDICTING RECURRENCE OF HEPATOCELLULAR CARCINOMA AFTER LIVER TRANSPLANTATION USING A MODEL THAT INCORPORATES TUMOUR- AND DONOR-RELATED FACTORS
Authors: Orci, Lorenzo; Dr; Combescure, Christophe; Dr.; Compagnon, Philippe; Prof.; Berney, Thierry; Prof.; Toso, Christian; Prof.
Affiliations: Geneva University Hospitals and University of Geneva

 
ESOT StrongerTogether Award

Supported by

Danish Transplantation Society

Danish Transplantation Society

Hellenic Society of Transplantation

Hellenic Society of Transplantation

Italian Society for Organ Transplants

Italian Society for Organ Transplants

Portuguese Transplantation Society

Spanish Society of Transplantation

The award has been given to the largest group of abstracts (minimum 5) submitted by a single Transplant Centre/Unit/Institution/Hospital

The Winner is:
ERASMUS MEDICAL CENTER
Rotterdam, The Netherlands

The award winner will be celebrated in the ESOT Village during the morning break on Monday, 16th September.

ESOT StrongerTogetherPro Award

This award has been  given to the group of abstracts (minimum 5) submitted by a single Transplant Centre/Unit/Institution/Hospital with the best average score amongst all group of abstracts submitted by single centres/Units/Institutions/Hospitals.

TO BE ANNOUNCED

The award winner will be celebrated in the ESOT Village during the morning break on Monday, 16th September.

EU-TRAIN Award

This award has been given to promote a better representation from different countries in Europe via a 500-word essay submission on the topic of, “What makes great collaborations in medical research?”

Ivana Juric MD PhD University Hospital Center Zagreb – Croatia
Anouk van de Kuit, Medical Student UMC Groningen – NL

The award winners will be celebrated during the EU-TRAIN Special Session on Sunday, 15th September (15:10 – 16:40).