Scientists from Essen named on the global list of ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ in 2019

Every year, the Web of Science Group (a Clarivate Analytics company) identifies researchers all over the world who have published multiple academic works and whose publications are in the top one per cent of citations in their field. Three researchers of the UDE’s Faculty of Medicine have made the list: Professor Gerd Heusch (Director of the Institute of Pathophysiology, research focus: heart attack), Professor Dirk Schadendorf (Director of the Clinic for Dermatology, research focus: skin cancer) and Antje Sucker (principal technical assistant at the Clinic for Dermatology).

Vordenker2020: Professor Michael Forsting

The Initiative Gesundheitswirtschaft, the B. Braun Foundation and the Bibliomed publishing house give out the Vordenker Award der Gesundheitswirtschaft. It honours individuals whose innovative ideas and projects have made pioneering improvements in healthcare. In 2020, the prize went to Professor Michael Forsting, the Director of Radiology and Head of IT at Essen University Hospital. The jury emphasised Professor Forsting’s crucial contributions to the digital transformation of the hospital.

PD Dr Adalbert Krawczyk receives the G. D. Baedeker Prize 2020

The virologist PD Dr Adalbert Krawczyk, who teaches and researches at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg-Essen, has been awarded the 2020 Gottschalk Diederich Baedeker Prize. It honours his outstanding achievements at Essen University Hospital, where he works on developing a highly effective antibody to prevent and treat infection with the herpes simplex virus.

European Society of Cardiology honours researchers of the Clinic for Cardiology and Angiology

Four clinical and experimental researchers of the Clinic for Cardiology and Angiology, headed by director Professor Tienush Rassaf, have secured funding on the occasion of the annual conference of the European Society of Cardiology. Dr Lars Michel, Dr Raluca Mincu and Dr Simone Mrotzek were awarded the ESC Congress Educational Grant; Sebastian Korste (PhD candidate) won the ESC Basic Science Travel Award.

PD Dr Felix Nensa receives the Thieme Management Award 2018

The Thieme journal kma Klinik Management aktuell has honoured PD Dr Felix Nensa of Essen University Hospital as a ‘high-flyer’ in his field. He is the head of the research group on artificial intelligence at the Institute of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology and Neuroradiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Duisburg-Essen.

Research prize for PD Dr Diana Klein

Verein Lungenfibrose e.V., an association that supports people with fibrosis of the lungs, has awarded a research prize to PD Dr Diana Klein, early-career research group leader at the Institute of Cell Biology (Tumour Research). She and her early-career research group work on radioprotection of normal tissue, focusing on how mesenchymal stem cells can be used to treat inflammatory and fibrotic tissue changes.