FDIME Conference report ECIM 17 in Wiesbaden
August 31 – September 1, 2018
During the excellent 17th ECIM in Wiesbaden (Congress President Professor Petra Maria Schumm-Draeger) the two 2017 Research Grant Recipients received their official Cheques and Certificates from Professor Daniel Sereni, President of the Foundation (FDIME).
Both Grant recipients gave a short presentation: Dr Guillaume Moulis from France (Thrombocytopenia at hospital admission and mortality risk: A population-based study in Denmark; study undertaken in Aarhus; € 20.000) and Dr Ewelina Biskup from Switzerland (Prognostic value of PGC-1α plasma levels in male breast cancer; study undertaken in Shanghai; € 10.000). See photographs.
Also during the same session the three Best Poster Awards were presented by Professor Daniel Sereni, Dr Jan Willem Elte, FDIME Secretary General and Professor Lorenzo Dagna (other committee members were: Professor Petra Maria Schumm-Draeger and Dr Ieva Ruza, President of Young Internists).
The Best Poster Award Winners were:
- Anakinra for recurrent pericarditis: results from a real world European registry (BEAT registry). Antonio Brucato, Silvia Maestroni et al. Poster A 1138
- Obesity Paradox in Peripheral Artery Disease. Karsten Keller, Lukas Hobohm et al. Poster A 1207
- Short vs Long Course Antibiotic THerapy in Community AcquiredPneumonia: a Comparison of Systematic Reviews and Guidelines for the SIMI Choosing Wisely Campaign. Poster A 2078
They respectively received € 500, € 300 and € 200.