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Young Investigator Awards for outstanding publications

These annual EAS prizes for young scientists are intended to recognize distinction shown by publications that contribute to the advancement of knowledge in the field of atherosclerosis and linked metabolic disturbances.

The recipient will receive a prize of € 2000 and the award ceremony will take place at the Opening of the EAS Congress 2019 in Maastricht, The Netherlands on May 26.

Nomination procedures

  • Nominations to be made by completing the nomination form (open to EAS members only)
  • Deadline for receipt of nominations was February 04, 2019
  • The nomination should be made by an EAS member (i.e., who has paid their annual membership subscription for year 2018)
  • The nominated article should have been published January 01-December 31, 2018, and be in English
  • The person nominated must be 40 years or younger on December 31, 2018
  • The nominations will be reviewed by the Society's Award Committee
  • The selection of the Award recipients is at the discretion of the Society's Executive Committee.
  • Announcement of the results was estimated to the end of March but has been postphoned to the end of April, 2019  
  • You may nominate yourself


Winners of the EAS Young Investigator Awards for Outstanding Publications 2018 (publications during 2017):

José Javier Fuster Ortuño, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, USA - for the publication “Clonal hematopoiesis associated with TET2 deficiency accelerates atherosclerosis development in mice” published in Science.
Science 24 Feb 2017: Vol. 355, Issue 6327
DOI: 10.1126/science.aag1381

Christian Medom Madsen, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark - for the publications "Extreme high high-density lipoprotein cholesterol is paradoxically associated with high mortality in men and women: two prospective cohort studies" and "U-shaped relationship of HDL and risk of infectious disease: two prospective population-based cohort studies" published in European Heart Journal.

European Heart Journal, Volume 38, Issue 32, 21 August 2017,

European Heart Journal, December 08, 2017

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