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ACVC Research Prize 2015 edition (Vienna, AS)

Leveraging research into the field of Acute Cardiovascular Care, the ACVC Research Prize is a competitive highly prestigeous annual prize for unpublished research in the field.

"Following the overwhelming success of the inaugural ACVC Research Prize in Acute Cardiovascular Care, ACVC is dedicated to the further development and support of excellent research and is looking forward to receive your best research in the field of acute cardiovascular care cardiovascular care for evaluation for the 2015 edition of the ACVC Research Prize"

Dr. Ingo Ahrens, ACVC Scientific Committee member and initiator of the ACVC Research Prize

ACVC Research Prize 2015 edition

Four finalists selected from the highest scoring abstracts presented their unpublished work in this dedicated session. The winner of the ACVC Research Prize in Acute Cardiovascular Care was announced at the end of the session and the prize (3000 Euros) and diploma was handed over by ACVC president Prof. Hector Bueno.  

The ACVC Research Prize in Acute Cardiovascular Care is a highly competitive and prestigious annual prize for unpublished research. The young and fast growing Acute Cardiovascular Care Association is the primary scientific community for research in the field of acute cardiovascular care. With the successful establishment of the annual research prize, ACVC confirms its role as the leading scientific association in acute cardiovascular care leveraging clinical and translational research in the field.

The ACVC research prize was released for the first time in Geneva 2014.

Discover the Winner

Dennis Wolf

(Freibug, Germany): Acute exposure to air pollution aggravates acute myocardial infarction and subsequent ischemic heart failure in mice

“The ACVC was a great opportunity to bring together both, clinical and basic research in the field of acute cardiovascular care. I am convinced that the ACVC research prize is a unique chance for young researcher to present and promote their ideas”

And the 3 finalists

Jakob Hartvig Thomsen (Copenhagen, Denmark)) : Heart rate during targeted temperature management: A novel early marker of outcome in comatose out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients treated with both 33°C and 36°C.

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“I was honored that our results were selected for the final in the ACVC research prize 2015. The congress was a perfect forum to present and discuss our findings and we received questions and comments which have aspired us to new studies in the field of post cardiac arrest care. The other selected finalist covered important and yet very different aspects of acute cardiac care, and I can certainly recommend future attendees of the congress to participate in this dedicated session of novel research."

Anoop Shah  (Edinburgh, UK)) : High-sensitivitycardiactroponinonpresentation toruleoutacutemyocardialinfarction

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“Great meeting with excellent coverage – was a great privilege and honour to be selected as a finalist for the ACVC research prize.”

Tiffany Hu (Rochester, USA): Effect ofserumpotassium, ionizedCalciumandmagnesiumonmortality, ventricular arrhythmias andQTcinterval in patients admittedto thecoronary care unit

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 "The ACVC Research Prize 2015 was an extraordinary opportunity to engage the scientific community in our latest research endeavors. The novelty of the presentations was highlighted by the thoughtful discourse among leaders in the field that followed."



This initiative was supported in the form of an unrestricted educational grant by: Astrazeneca, Novartis, Daiichi-Lilly, The Medicines Company, ThermoFisher Scientific