ESICM Research Award Winners 2013

ESICM Young Investigator Award

Dr Gianluigi LI BASSI (Spain)

"Comparison of the effects of recruitment maneuvers on mucus movement in a pig model of early severe pneumococcal pneumonia"


ESICM Established Investigator Award

Pr Claude PICHARD (Switzerland)

"Development and validation of a new indirect calorimeter for energy expenditure measurement in ICU patients: An international multicentric study"


ESICM Clinical Research Award

Dr Mauro PANIGADA (Italy)

"Prospective, Randomised, Multi-Centre Trial of Lateral Trendelenburg versus Semi-Recumbent Body Position in Mechanically Ventilated Patients For The Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia"

Dr Hans FRIBERG (Sweden)

"The influence of temperature on biomarkers of brain damage and their association to neurological outcome after cardiac arrest"


ESICM Basic Science Award 

Pr Karim ASEHNOUNE (France)

"Role of TNR receptor2 expressed by Treg in trauma-induced immunodepression"

Pr Jean-Christophe RICHARD (Switzerland)

"Design and evaluation of an original dual pressure mode synchronized with chest compressions for cardio-pulmonary resuscitation: a bench and animal study"

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ESICM Levi-Montalcini Biomedical Sciences Award

Dr Nazima PATHAN (United Kingdom)

"Investigating changes in gastrointestinal homeostasis and its relationship to multi-organ dysfunction in critical illness"



BERNHARD DRÄGER Award for advanced treatment of ARF

Mrs Evangelia AKOUMIANAKI (Switzerland)

""Mechanical ventilation inducing reverse triggering in ARDS. Detection, clinical and prognostic significance"


Nestlé Award for Practice Improvement in ICU Nutrition

Mr Tobias WOLLERSHEIM (Germany)

"Influence of early mobilisation, physiotherapy and EMS in ICU on energy expenditure in critically ill patients - impact on caloric targets for goal directed feeding (MOTAFEE)"