Conny Schneider received an award for best poster presentation at the Young Scientist Association’s PhD Symposium at the Medical University of Vienna. She had presented her work on the development of an acellular cartilage scaffold to be used for the repair of articular cartilage defects.
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.
Prof. Heinz Redl, Ph.D. has been elected as a fellow (FTERM) of the Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society (TERMIS). The society has more than 4.000 members worldwide and had the international meeting 2012 in Vienna.
Best of Biotech is an international life science business plan competition organized by Life Science Austria (LISA), a program run by the Austria Wirtschaftsservice on behalf of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economy.
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.
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!
The Egil Amundsen Lecture 2014 was held by Prof. Heinz Redl. Prof. Redl was awarded the Amundsen medal and diploma by professor Ansgar O. Aasen at the Grand Hotel Oslo on April 28 2014.
Researchers of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Experimental and Clinical Traumatology are honoured with prizes in their specialist fields.
A short selection of awards: