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Nominations for the Anitschkow Prize in Atherosclerosis Research

All EAS individual members are welcome to nominate a candidate for the Antischkow Prize 2020 in the period June 17 to August 30, 2019. Read about the Prize, the criteria and process for nominations below.

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About the Prize

The recipient of the Prize receives the Anitschkow Medal, an award of ten thousand Euros in recognition of their contribution to the study of atherosclerosis, presents the Anitschkow Lecture as part of the Opening Ceremony at EAS Congress, and is invited to write a review for the Society's Journal, Atherosclerosis.

Previous Anitschkow Prize recipients are: Professor Helen Hobbs, Dallas, USA, Professor Anne Tybjærg-Hansen, Copenhagen, Denmark (2018), Dr. Alan Tall, the Tilden-Weger-Bieler Professor of Medicine and head of the Division of Molecular Medicine in the Department of Medicine of Columbia University, USA (2017), Prof. Peter Carmeliet, Belgium (2016), Prof. Aldons “Jake” Lusis, USA (2015), Prof. John Kastelein, The Netherlands, (2014), Prof. Peter Libby, USA (2013), Prof. Terje R Pedersen, Norway (2012), Prof. Philip Barter, Australia (2011), Prof. Michael Brown, USA (2010), Prof. Jean-Claude Fruchart, France (2008), and Prof. Göran Hansson, Sweden (2007).

The Anitschkow Prize winner 2019

EAS was pleased to announce that Professor Helen Hobbs, Dallas, USA is the recipient of the Anitschkow Prize 2019.

Read more about Helen Hobbs and the Anitschkow Prize 2019 >>

Read the report from the Opening Ceremony, including the Anitschkow Lecture by Professor Hobbs at EAS 2019 Congress in Maastricht, May 26, 2019 >>

Award criteria

Nominees should fulfil these criteria:

  • recognized for his/her research in the area of atherosclerosis and linked metabolic disturbances.
  • has made outstanding novel contributions to and an impact on the discipline to date.
  • has an excellent track record of publications in the atherosclerosis area.
  • is currently an active researcher.
  • is eligible according to the table below.

Nomination process

  • Candidate nominations may be submitted by an EAS member, and should be supported (seconded) by a peer.
  • Candidate nominations will be evaluated by an independent review panel, according to the criteria given above.
  • Check the table below to make sure;
    • you are eligible to nominate
    • your nominee is eligible to be considered for the Prize
  • Deadline for nominations: August 30, 2019.
  • Nominations should be submitted using the online form (members only)
Table of eligibilities - nominators & nominees
Position/circumstance
May nominate
Considered eligible if nominated
Executive Committee member (current & until 1 year after their term is over) no
no
Chairs & members of subcommittees
    Congress Committee yes
yes
    Award Committee yes
no
    Election Committee yes yes
    Education Committee yes yes
    Guidelines & Pharmacotherapy Committee yes yes
Others closely associated with EAS
    Consensus Panel Chair yes yes
    Special Advisor yes yes
    ELC Chair yes yes
    FHSC leadership yes yes
    EC member spouse/partner yes yes
    Journal Editor in Chief and co-editors yes no
    Congress Chair yes yes

Review

  • The Society’s Executive Committee will evaluate whether a nominee meets the criteria of eligibility.
  • Eligible nominations will be reviewed by a panel of independent external reviewers.

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