BJ…ORN FOLKOW AWARD AND LECTURE

The Bjorn Folkow Award has been established with the collaboration of AstraZeneca in recognition of the contribution made by Bjorn Folkow to cardiovascular physiology and pathophysiology. The award is given to a person or persons who have carried out important original research on pathogenesis of hypertension.
Winner: Stéphane Laurent (Paris, France)

ALBERTO ZANCHETTI LIFE ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The Award is given to a scientist with a lifelong high quality scientific research in the field of hypertension.
Winner: Włodzimierz Januszewicz (Warsaw, Poland)

PETER SLEIGHT AWARD

It consists in a research grant of Euro 20.000,00 made available by Boehringer Ingelheim. It is conferred to one or more investigators who have made an important contribution to research and education in the fields of hypertension and cardiovascular protection.
Winner: Jens Jordan (Hannover, Germany)

PETER VAN ZWIETEN AWARD

Established in 2011. The Award is conferred to a scientist for his/her outstanding contribution to research on clinical pharmacology of drugs acting on RAAS (Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone-System).
Winner: Michel Burnier (Lausanne, Switzerland)

ESH HONORARY MEMBERSHIP

ESH Honorary Membership is given to scientists who have made extraordinary contributions to research in hypertension or who have given exceptionally important support to the activities of ESH.
Winner: Toshiro Fujita (Tokyo, Japan)

TALAL ZEIN AWARD

The  Talal  Zein  Foundation  has established the “Talal Zein Award” to be presented  annually  to  a  distinguished scientist from a Mediterranean country, in  recognition  of  outstanding  work related to basic science, epidemiology, pathophysiology  or  therapy  of  hypertension  and  related  cardiovascular diseases.
Winner: Gian Paolo Rossi (Padova, Italy)

SERVIER RESEARCH GRANT ON HYPERTENSION

This newly instituted Euro 30.000,00 Servier Research Grant in Hypertension is awarded every 2 years for a European research proposal in the field of hypertension and related diseases with a focus on end organ damage, surrogate markers, and biomarkers. The selection is made by a committee appointed by ESH.
Winner: Stefano Masi (London, UK)

PAUL MILLIEZ AWARD

The Award is conferred by the French Society of Hypertension to a French scientist acknowledged for his accomplishments in the field of hypertension.
Winner: Jean-Luc Elghozi (Paris, France)

ALBERTO FERRARI POSTER PRIZES

Each day, the best 10 posters will be awarded with n 500 each. Winners will receive notification of the prize by email after the end of the meeting. List with names of awardees will be posted online, always at the end of the ESH 2013 meeting, on the following website: www.esh2013.org, www.eshoonline.org.
The prizes are dedicated to the late Prof. Alberto Ferrari in recognition of his great contribution to the organization of the ESH meetings in Milan.