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HFA Winter Meeting awards

Young Investigator Award and Guido Tarone Award winners



Find out more about presenting abstracts at the Winter Meeting by watching some videos of the 2018 YIA and Guido Tarone Award winners:

 

Guido Tarone Award 

2020

Abdellatif Mahmoud (Graz, AT) for "Fine-tuning of cardiac IGF1 signalling improves cardiac health and extends lifespan".

Abdellatif Mahmoud - Guido Tarone

 

2019

Ralf Gilsbach (Freibrug, DE) for ''The identification and functional (epi)genetic modulation of chromatin interactions in cardiac myocytes''.

2018

Maarten van den Hoogenhof (Amsterdam, NL) for "RBM20 mutations induce an arrhythmogenic dilated cardiomyopathy related to disturbed calcium handling".

2017

Marco Mongillo (Padova, IT) for "Dynamics of neuro-effector coupling at cardiac sympathetic synapses".

2016

Ellen Dirkx (Trieste, IT) for "Targeting the miRNA-106b-25 cluster as a potential regenerative therapeutic approach for myocardial injury".

Young Investigator Award

Winners

2020

Victoria Mauz (Heidelberg, DE) for "Type II protein arginine methyltransferases are required for cardiac integrity and metabolic adaptation to stress".

Victoria Mauz - Winner 1.jpg

 

2019

Hashim Ali (Trieste, IT) for "The ubiquitin ligase TRIM35 is a novel restriction factor for cardiomyocyte proliferation".

2018  
  • Daniel Brayson (London, UK) for "Prelamin A toxicity drives 'inflammaging' of the myocardium: a mechanism for multiple cardiomyopathies".
  • Edoardo Bertero (Wurzburg, DE) for "Down regulation of the mitochondrial calcium uniporter hinders cardiac energy supply-and-demand matching in Barth syndrome".
2017

Mahmoud Abdellatif (Graz, AT) for "The natural autophagy-inducer spermidine protects the aging heart and promotes longevity in mice".

Runners up

2020
  •  Karoline Bjarnesdatter Rypdal (Oslo, NO) for "The secret glycoprotein ADAMTSL2 is up-regulated in heart failure and directs anti-fibrotic signalling".

Karoline Bjarnesdatter - runner up.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  •  Tim Rubben Eijgenraam (Groningen, NL) for "A novel mouse model of phospholamban p.Arg14del cardiomyopathy develops heart failure with protein aggregation and is unresponsive to common heart failure drugs".

Tim Ruben - runner up.jpg

2019
  •  Arwa Kohela (Utrecht, NL) for "Epicardial contribution to arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy"
  • Justine Dontaine (Louvain, BE) for "New paradigm for cardiac hypertrophy prevention"
2018
  • Stephen Gray (London, UK) for "The mitochondrial unfolded protein response protects the heart during chronic pressure overload"
2017
  • Ellen Dirkx (Trieste, IT) for "High throughput small molecules screen identifies the neuroactive alkaloid harmine as an inducer of cardiomyocyte proliferation".
  • Maxance Ribeiro (Paris, FR) for "New role of EPAC in the Anthracyclines-induced cardiotoxicity".

 

2018 rewarded abstract presenters with Prof. Rudolf de Boer (meeting coordinator) and Prof. Christoph Maack (chair of poster session jury). 

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From left to right: Prof. Rudolf de Boer (NL), Maarten van den Hoogenhof (NL), Stephen Gray (UK), Daniel Brayson (UK), Edoardo Bertero (IT), Christoph Maack (DE)