ESICM Research Award Winners 2009-2000
ESICM Young Investigator Award
Dr Michael PIAGNERELLI (Belgium)
"The Ci-Sel-P study: Relationship between respective decrease in plasma selenoprotein-P concentration and micro and macro-circulation disorders using an ovine model of septic shock caused by a peritonitis."
Dr Pierre TISSIERES (Switzerland)
"Defects in opsonophagocytosis in premature infants as a factor for the development of neonatal sepsis."
Dr Frederic PENE (France)
"Consequences of sepsis-induced immunosuppression: Mechanisms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa pulmonary infection."
Dr Giacomo BELLANI (Italy)
"Imaging of lung inflammation and recruitment during ALI/ARDS."
Dr Martin STOTZ (Switzerland)
"Evaluation of prolonged systemic inflammation induced by sepsis."
Dr Hendrik BRACHT (Germany)
"Effect of type of experimental model and volume management on blood flow regulation, vascular reactivity, oxygen transport and utility, gut motility, and organ function in sepsis."
Dr Emmanuel ROBIN (Belgium)
"Relationship between oxidative stress and apoptosis in myocardial ischaemia-reperfusion."
Dr Hauser BALAZS (Hungary)
"Interaction of the activation of the inducible nitric oxide synthase with both the hemoxygenase-1 related endogenous release of carbon monoxide and the formation of free oxygen radical species during long-term hyperdynamic porcine endotoxemia."
Dr Gilles LEBUFFE (France)
"Effects of Cyclic Strain on Reactive Oxygen Species signalling in lung cells: Inflammation mediated by mitochondrial signalling."
ESICM Established Investigator Award
Dr Kathleen PUNTILLO (USA)
"Pain Associated with ICU Procedures: An International Study; Euro-Pain (European Procedural Pain in ICU Study)."
Dr Mark GRIFFITHS (UK)
"The role of prostanoid receptors EP 1-4 in acute lung injury"
Dr Elie AZOULAY (France)
"The CONFLICUS study: A one-day prevalence study on ICU conflicts"
ESICM Clinical Research Award
Dr Rosanna VASCHETTO (Italy)
"Non invasive ventilation via helmet in weaning patients with hypoxemic acute respiratory failure."
Dr Jaume MESQUIDA (Spain)
"Thenar oxygen saturation (StO2) measured non-invasively by near-infrared spectroscopy during weaning from mechanical ventilation."
Dr Pietro CAIRONI (Italy)
"Urinary analysis as a novel approach for the assessment of volemia and acid-base disturbances in the critically ill."
Dr Benoit MISSET (France)
"Prevention of bacterial inhalation by tracheal tubes with polyurethane cuffs in mechanically ventilated patients: a cluster randomized multi-center study."
Dr Alessandro PROTTI (Italy)
"Skeletal muscle and platelet mitochondrial dysfunction during sepsis."
Dr Gonzalo SIRGO (Spain)
"Characterization of dendritic cells subsets and functions in human septic shock."
Dr Melanie ADDA (France)
"Biomarkers study of coagulation and inflammation in severe sepsis and acute lung injury."
ESICM Basic Science Award
Dr David AN WESTERLOO
"The link between immunosuppression and infection after brain trauma"
Dr Fabio Silvio TACCONE
"Cerebral microcirculation during sepsis"
Dr Yoram WEISS
"Activation and inhibition of the heat shock response by the chemical modulators capsaicin and capsazepine - Potential mechanisms"
Dr Gianmarco BALESTRA
"Microcirculation and mitochondrial oxygenation in sepsis-induced myocardial dysfunction"
Dr Nicole JUFFERMANS
"The effect of hydrogen sulfide and hypothermia in acute lung injury"
Dr Jane CARRÉ
"Multi-organ failure: energetic failure or cellular shutdown?"
Dr Rosanna S VASCHETTO
"The role of Poly (ADP-Ribose)"
ESICM Levi-Montalcini Biomedical Sciences Award
Miss Julie TOUBIANA (France)
"Role of IMPDH II in the regulation of TLR2 signal transduction."
Dr Yen-Lan NGUYEN (France)
"Impact of intensive care unit volume on the outcome of patients requiring renal replacement therapy during their stay in the intensive care unit."
Miss Melanie VAN DER HEIJDENS (The Netherlands)
"The role of angiopoietins in pulmonary microvascular hyperpermeability during acute lung injury: A translational study."
THE INDUSTRY RESEARCH AWARD WINNERS
BERNHARD DRÄGER Award for advanced treatment of ARF
Dr Vasilios PAPAIOANNOU (Greece)
"Investigation of cardiorespiratory coupling, heart rate and breath-to-breath variability for weaning outcome assessment in mechanically ventilated patients."
Dr Hermann HEINZE (Germany)
"Functional residual capacity guided alveolar recruitment strategy in patients with acute respiratory failure after cardiac surgery."