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Awards

Stefan Hacker awarded Theodor-Billroth prize

In course of the 58th Austrian Surgical Congress Dr Stefan Hacker from the Medical University Vienna received the Theodor-Billroth prize for his work titled “Paracrine Factors from Irradiated Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cells Improve Skin Regeneration and Angiogenesis in a Porcine Burn Model”. The paper, which was published in Scientific Reports, originated in a cooperation with the LBI Trauma.

Best Abstract Award for Christina Schuh and Karl Schneider at LBG Meeting for Health Sciences 2016

Christina Schuh and Karl Schneider each won one of four Best Abstracts Awards from the Ludwig Boltzmann Society. The award ceremony took place on 29 November 2016 and was part of the LBG Meeting for Health Sciences 2016. The meeting gives young scientists the possibility to present their research.

Young Scientist Award 2016

Uwe Y. Schwarze, MSc from the Oral Biology of the Dental School, Vienna, was granted two awards at the Young Scientist Association Symposium 2016. First award was for Best Oral Presentations in the session Regeneration of Bones and Joints with the title “The *SOST*-knockout mouse model is more similar with Sclerosteosis in humans than previously known“. The second award was granted for the best artwork in the category “Live Visualization” in the Science-Art contest. 

Another highpoint by the Intensive Care team – the Hertha-Firnberg Fellowship

Dr. Susanne Drechsler received the prestigious Hertha-Firnberg fellowship annually granted by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF); Dr. Drechsler received one out of six 2014 nationally-granted awards. Specifically, the Hertha-Firnberg Programme offers a 3-year long fully funded position to highly promising female scientists from all research fields to support their post-doc career.

The research of the Intensive Care team gets top marks!

 Dr. Christoph Schlimp received the 1st Prize for Best Abstract Presentation (out of 300 competing abstracts) at the 15th European Congress of Trauma & Emergency Surgery & 2nd World Trauma Congress in Hannover, Germany. The recognized work demonstrates the utility of bed side fibrinogen measurements to support the emergency decision-making in trauma patients. Sincere congratulations to Dr. Schlimp on his notable achievement!

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