25th Annual Meeting of the European Charcot Foundation, November 30 till December 2, 2017, Baveno (IT)
Young Investigator Awards
Through the Young Investigator Awards, the European Charcot Foundation is investing in the future.

Delegates of 35 years or younger (born in 1982 or after) that submit a poster automatically participate to the Young Investigator Awards*.

In order to be eligible for the Young Investigator Awards, the Young Investigator should present his/her poster during the Poster Viewing Sessions organised during the 25th Annual Meeting.

The Scientific Committee divided the posters in 5 different categories:
  • Basic Studies
  • Clinical
  • Epidemiology
  • Investigations
  • Treatments
The following prizes were announced:
  • Best Poster Basic Studies: 4,000 €
    Julia NEDELCU, Germany
    Poster: Segmental demyelination of internodes triggers mitochondrial redistribution

  • Best Poster Clinical: 4,000 €
    Martina CONGIU, Italy
    Poster: Impact of fatigue and depression on motor rehabilitation outcomes in progressive multiple sclerosis

  • Best Poster Epidemiology: 4,000 €
    Daiana BEZZINI, Italy
    Poster: Multiple Sclerosis incidence in Tuscany from administrative data

  • Best Poster Investigations: 4,000 €
    Marco PISA, Italy
    Poster: Motor evoked potentials as a clinically relevant outcome in progressive MS

  • Best Poster Treatments: 4,000 €
    Bryan CERONIE, UK
    Cladribine controls multiple sclerosis via memory B cell depletion

* Investigators born before 1982 were welcome to submit a poster, but only investigators born in 1982 or after were eligible to participate in the Young Investigator Awards.