FDIME Grant Award Ceremony at
ECIM Congress, Milan 1 September 2017
Research Grant Laureates 2016
In 2016 two research projects were granted, both in the field of Rare Diseases (Dr Cavalli and Dr Sansom).
Both recipients presented their work during the ECIM congress in Milan. For details see below.
Maxicheques were handed over by the FDIME President Daniel Sereni, seconded by Caterina Delcea (YI FDIME representative) and Jan Willem Elte (FDIME Secretary General).
Dr Giulio Cavalli, Italy.
Home Location: Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology, IRCCS San Raffaele Hospital
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, 20132 Milan, Italy
Research Project: ‘Unraveling the Genetic Bases of Autoinflammation in Adult-Onset Still’s Disease’
Study location: Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands under the supervision of Prof Charles A Dinarello.
Study period: 8 months from November 2016.
Dr Maxime Sansom, France.
Home location: Dept of Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology, CHU de Dijon, Hôpital François Mitterrand, Dijon, France And INSERM UMR1098, IFR100, University of Burgundy, Team "Immunoregulation and immunopathology", Dijon Medical School, Dijon, France.
Research Project: ‘HuMosc for cellular therapy in Giant Cell Arteritis’
Study location: Department of Systemic Autoimmune Diseases, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Spain under the supervision of Prof Maria C Cid.
Study period: 1 year from November 2016