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Awards at the ÖGP Annual Conference for the LBI-LVR

The staff of the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute and the Pulmonology Clinical Unit for Pulmonary Vascular Research was extremely successful at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Austrian Society for Pulmonology (ÖGP), which took place from 10 to 12 October 2019 at the Congress Center / Reed Messe in Vienna. Five high-ranking prizes went to Graz.

In addition to the awards for the first and third place of the competitive scientific poster award for basic research, a young clinical scientist was awarded a travel grant to the ERS (European Respiratory Society), another received this year's ÖGP science funding and also the most highly endowed ÖGP research award Michael Neumann Memorial Award, went to a young research team from Graz for their joint scientific publication in the highest international respiratory journal, the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

The winners in detail:

  1.  Bakytbek Egemnazarov and Slaven Crnkovic:
     Michael Neumann Memorial Award 2019
  2.  Vasile Foris: Science Funding 2019
  3.  Anna Birnhuber: 1st poster prize (basic research)
  4.  Ayse Ceren Mutgan: 3rd poster prize (basic research)
  5.  Philipp Douschan: ERS Travel Grant 2019

We are very proud of our young scientists. Congratulations!


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