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Awards

EASO Awards for Scientific Excellence 2008

 

EASO?s Awards for Scientific Excellence will be awarded at the 16th European Congress on Obesity, held in Geneva, Switzerland in 2008.

The Friedrich Wassermann Lecture Award

The Friedrich Wassermann Lecture Award recognises the outstanding and sustained scientific contributions to the advancement of knowledge in the field of obesity by a senior European researcher.

The winner will be invited to present his/her research at a plenary lecture at the ECO. The prize includes free congress registration, 3 nights? accommodation in Geneva and return economy flights from place of residence to Geneva courtesy of the congress organisers.

Previous winners of this award are: Peter Arner (2005); Max Lafontan (2003); Maria Alemany (2001); Per Björntorp (2000); Michael Stock (1999); Lars Sjöström (1997); Daniel Ricquier (1995).

EASO Young Investigator Awards for Basic Science and Clinical Research

The Young Investigator Awards for Basic Science and Clinical Research are extremely prestigious and are highly regarded throughout the scientific community.

Both winners will be invited to present their research in a lecture during the opening ceremony of the Congress. The prize includes full congress registration, 3 nights? accommodation in Geneva, and return economy flights from place of residence to Geneva courtesy of the Congress Organisers. The winners will also receive 2000Euros each courtesy of EASO.


Previous winners of this award are: Dr Cédric Moro and Dr Vanessa van Harmelen (2007); Marieke Snijder and Yvonne Linné (2005); Philip McTernan and Rachel Batterham (2004);Mikael Rydén and Ilse Mertens (2003); Mads Tang-Christensen and Patrick Schrauwen (2001); Roland Rosmond and Andreas Plagemann (2000); Karine Clément and Susan Jebb (1999); Martin Wabitsch and Anne Raben (1997); Dominique Langin and Berit Heitmann (1996); Nancy Rothwell (1995)

 

The deadline has now passed for both Awards.

A M Aeschlimann