Awards and Prizes

ISHR/Servier Research Fellowship 2018

This fellowship is designed to foster the work of young researchers in the cardiovascular field.

ISHR/Servier Fellowship poster

Who may apply?

Eligibility: applicants should be 35 years of age or less, have been ISHR-ES members since August 1st, 2017, and have obtained their PhD or equivalent degree between February 1st, 2015 and the application deadline, i.e. December 15th, 2017. The planned research project is to be completed within one year and should be presented at the 35th Meeting of the European Section of ISHR (July 16-19, 2018, Amsterdam, The Netherlands).

What is the ISHR–ES/SERVIER Research Fellowship?

A €30,000 grant is offered by SERVIER in partnership with the European Section of the ISHR to support a cardiovascular research project within a European research group for a period of up to one year.

Past Fellowship Award Winners

Previous recipients of the ISHR-ES/SERVIER Research Fellowship.

Year Recipient
2018 Francesca Bortolotti Trieste, Italy
2017 Vasco Sequeira Oliveira Amsterdam, Netherlands
2016 Hector Carbrera-Fuentes Giessen, Germany
2015 Pietro Ameri Genova, Italy
2014 Alicia D’Souza Manchester, UK
2013 Alessandra Ghigo Torino, Italy
2012 Carmen Methner Cambridge, UK
2011 Marie Schroeder Oxford, UK
2010 Atsuko Kasahara Geneva, Switzerland
2009 Carlo Tocchetti Naples, Italy
2008 Francesca Rochais Marseille, France
2007 Mara Roccio Lausanne, Switzerland
2006 Derek Hausenloy London, UK
2005 Friederike Cuello London, UK
2004 Kerstin Boengler Essen, Germany
2003 No award (one applicant)  
2002 Andreas Schafer Wurzberg, Germany
2001 Kitchen Sommerschild Oslo, Norway

ISHR-ES Travel Awards 2018

ISHR-ES is offering 10 Travel Awards of €300 for PhD students to attend the ISHR-ES Meeting in Amsterdam (the award can be used to cover registration, travel and/or accommodation costs).

Who may apply

  • PhD students who are members of the ISHR.

How to apply

Please kindly submit the following as a single pdf to Derek Hausenloy,ISHR-ES Secretary -

  • a letter from your supervisor confirming PhD status
  • proof of ISHR membership in 2017
  • a copy of your abstract
  • your CV

Travel Grant Award Winners 2017

Each receiving US$1,500 to attend the ISHR World Congress in Buenos Aires

Name Country
Lasse Skibsbye Denmark
Amanda Finan France
Frederik Flenner Germany
Hector Carbrera-Fuentes Germany
Tamás Baranyai Hungary
Daria Amiad Pavlov Israel
Wesam Mulla Israel
Veronica Costiniti Italy
Mauro Franzoso Italy
Alessandra Ghigo Italy
Vasco Sequeira Netherlands
Yanti Octavia Netherlands
Marie-Victoire Cosson Norway
Mariia Bogdanova Norway
Murat Celen Turkey
Qutuba Karwi UK
Sarah-Lena Puhl UK
Rekha Bassi UK
Daniel Richards UK
Ashley Cochrane UK

ISHR-ES Poster Award winners

The ISHR-ES is happy to announce a new Joint ISHR-ES and National Cardiovascular Society Poster Award. Please see Joint Program (pdf) for information.

Please contact ISHR-ES Chair and Secretary if you wish to propose a Joint Poster Award

Month/Year Recipient National Cardiovascular Society
Sep 2017 Dr Kerstin Timm British Society of Cardiovascular Research (BSCR)
Nov 2017 Dr Saveria Femminò Italian Society of Cardiovascular Research (SIRC)

ISHR-ES Ketty Schwartz Award

The ISHR-ES Ketty Schwartz Award is conferred, at the ISHR-ES Annual Meeting, by the Council, on members for their sustained contributions to the ISHR-ES.

Year Award winner
2018 Denise Hilfiker-Kleiner

ISHR-ES Medal of Merit winners

The ISHR-ES Medal of Merit is conferred, at the ISHR-ES Annual Meeting, by the Council, on members who have made sustained and outstanding contribution to cardiovascular science.

Year Meeting Medal winners
2017 Hamburg Jean-Jacques Mercadier and Gerd Heusch
2015 Bordeaux Fabio Di Lisa
2010 Berlin Ursula Ravens
2008 Athens Denis Noble
2007 Bologna Tom Ruigrok
2006 Manchester Edward Carmeliet and Wolfgang Schaper
2005 Tromso Bernard Swynghedauw and Ernesto Carafoli
2004 Dresden Lionel Opie and David Hearse
2003 Strasbourg Jutta Schaper and Ketty Schwartz