Each year ILCA recognises extraordinary achievements in liver cancer research across disciplines and support the professional development of four junior investigators in training.
The investigators who submit the best clinical oral and poster presentations or the best basic-translational oral and poster presentations for the ILCA Annual Conference, are recognised during meeting.
The awards are given for novel and significant liver cancer research across the fields of basic cancer research, translational cancer research, cancer diagnosis, the prevention of cancer, or cancer patients treatment.
Eligible for the Junior Investigator Awards are:
- Those who submit the best scoring clinical abstracts
- Those who submit the best basic research abstract
- Under 35 years of age
The 4 award recipients – 2 clinical and 2 basic researchers – are granted a complimentary one year ILCA membership, a free conference registration, and a € 1500 honorarium to further their medical training and research. Junior Investigator Awards recipients must attend the conference in order to receive their honorarium.
Congratulations to the 4 Junior Investigator Award 2019 winners
ILCA recognised the extraordinary achievements in liver cancer research of the four following junior investigators at ILCA 2019 in Chicago:
Dr. Carmen Chak-Lui Wong
(best Clinical Top-scored Poster)
Dr. Colm O’Rouke
(best Basic/Translational Oral Presentation)
Dr. Federico Pinero Fernandez Casares
(best Basic Top-scored Poster)
Dr. Jessica Petrick
(best Clinical Oral Presentation)