2016 Outstanding Achievement Award: Amit Nathwani
The European Society for Gene and Cell Therapy seeks to honour one eminent scientist each year who has made a significant and lasting contribution to the advancement of the field. The winner is competitively selected on the basis of quality and impact of their research career. We are delighted to award the 2016 prize to Professor Amit Nathwani
2016 Young Investigator Award: Pietro Genovese
The ESGCT seeks to honour up to three young, upcoming scientist each year who have shown great promise and have already made a considerable contribution to the advancement of the field. The winners are competitively selected on the basis of quality, novelty and impact of their research career so far and their promise to go on to be eminent senior researchers.
In 2016 only one nominee was deemed of high enough calibre to receive the YIA and we are delighted to honour Pietro Genovese in this way.
ESGCT Awards of Excellence: the 10 highest scoring abstracts
Alessio Cantore, SR-Tiget, Milan
Pietro Giuseppe Mazzara, San Raffaele Scientific Institute , Milan
Margherita Norelli, San Raffaele University, Milan
Yein Nam, University of Manchester
Adele Mucci, RG Reprogramming and Gene Therapy, Cluster of Excellence REBIRTH, Hannover
Miriam Hetzel, Institute of Experimental Hematology, REBIRTH Cluster of Excellence, Hannover Medical School, Hannover
Nerea Zabaleta, CIMA, University of Navarra, Pamplona
Giulia Carola, IBUB, University of Barcelona
Fanny Collaud, Genethon, Evry
Saliha Majdoul, Genethon, Evry
The ESGCT Awards of Excellence are supported by the SFTCG, the SETGyC, and the DG-GT.