26 June 2017

Awards for cardiology research

Three CARIM cardiology researchers won awards at the EHRA conference in Vienna this week, where more than six thousand cardiologists came together. The conference, organised by the European Society of Cardiology, focused on electrophysiology and cardiac arrhythmias. At the conference, the Young Investigator Awards were given out to young researchers who conduct high quality research. PhD candidate and cardiologist in training Twan van Stipdonk won the first prize in the category ‘Clinical Science’. Post-doc researcher Matthijs Cluitmans came in second in the category ‘Translational Science’. And one of the EHRA Inventor Awards was given to a Maastricht researcher, Elien Engels, post-doc researcher at the Department of Physiology, who also came in second.

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