ERS Award Winners 2020

    Each year at Congress, ERS presents a number of prestigious awards to recognise the achievements of a select group of leaders in the field of respiratory medicine. The full list of recipients and the details of their awards are as follows:

    ERS Presidential Award

    Presented to: Richard Casaburi

    The Presidential Award recognises an outstanding contribution to the strengthening of respiratory medicine worldwide.

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    ERS Congress Chair Award

    Presented to: Andrew Bush

    The ERS Congress Chair Award recognises an outstanding contribution to research and training in respiratory medicine.

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    ERS Gold Medal in Asthma

    Presented to: Sebastian Johnston

    The ERS Gold Medal in Asthma offers a €50,000 research grant to the recipient and recognises a researcher who has made an outstanding contribution in the field of asthma and who is currently pursuing an active research project in asthma.

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    ERS Gold Medal in COPD

    Presented to: Dave Singh

    The ERS Gold Medal in COPD offers a €50,000 research grant to the recipient and recognises a researcher who has made an outstanding contribution in the field of COPD and who is currently pursuing an active research project in COPD.

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    ERS Gold Medal in ARDS

    Presented to: Greet Van den Berghe

    The ERS Gold Medal in ARDS offers a €50,000 research grant to the recipient and recognises a researcher who has made an outstanding contribution in the field of ARDS and who is currently pursuing an active research project in ARDS.

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    ERS Gold Medal in ILD

    Presented to: Gisli Jenkins

    The ERS Gold Medal in ILD offers a €50,000 research grant to the recipient and is recognises a researcher who has made an outstanding contribution in the field of ILD and who is currently pursuing an active research project in ILD.

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    ERS Educational Award

    Presented to: Monika Gappa

    The ERS Educational Award recognises a European respiratory health professional who has made a contribution of extraordinary magnitude to education in respiratory medicine at a European or international level.

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    ERS Sadoul Lecture Award

    Presented to: Marisa Bonsignore

    The Sadoul Lecture Award recognises a senior scientist with a worldwide reputation. It commemorates the French scientist Paul Sadoul, who was a founding member of the SEPCR and a long-time editor of the Bulletin Européen de Physiopathologie Respiratoire; predecessors of the present-day European Respiratory Society and European Respiratory Journal.

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    ERS Teaching Awards

    Presented to: Sofia Schiza, Marcus J. Schultz, Winfried Randerath

    The ERS Teaching Award is presented to multiple recipients in recognition of their contributions to teaching and education in the field of respiratory medicine.

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    ELF Award

    Presented to: All health care professionals working on the front line in the fight against COVID-19

    The ELF Award recognises the outstanding contribution that health care professionals on the front line have made to the service of human health worldwide during the coronavirus pandemic.

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    ERS Research Award: Innovation in Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria Science and Medicine

    Presented to: Jennifer Honda

    The ERS Research Award offers a €10,000 research grant to the recipient and recognises an awardee who is both a researcher and pursuing an active research project in the NTM lung disease field.

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    ERS Excellence Award for Research in Cystic Fibrosis

    Presented to: Marcus Mall

    The ERS Excellence Award award offers a €7,500 research grant to the recipient and recognises an awardee who is both a researcher and pursuing an active research project in cystic fibrosis science and medicine.

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    ERS Main Award in Novel Research in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

    Presented to: Alice Huertas

    The ERS Main Award offers a €20,000 research grant to the recipient and recognises an awardee who is both a researcher and is pursuing an active research project in the field of pulmonary arterial hypertension.

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    ERS Assembly Lifetime Achievement Awards

    Presented to: Fabio Midulla, Dina Brooks, Gérald Simonneau, Martine Remy-Jardin

    The ERS Assembly Lifetime Achievement Award is presented to multiple recipients in recognition of a lifetime of excellence in the field of respiratory medicine.

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    ERS Early Career Member Award

    Presented to: Chris Burtin

    The ERS Early Career Member Award honours a promising member of the European Respiratory Society.

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