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Hermann Rein Prize 2016 awarded to Boris Strilic

The Hermann Rein Prize, donated by SERVIER Deutschland with an amount of 2,000 €, was awarded at the annual meeting of the German Society for Microcirculation and Vascular Biology (GfMVB), organised in cooperation with the Collaborative Research Center (SFB) 834 in Frankfurt/Germany. It is one of the highest awards in the field. All finalists have published in the renown journal Nature, the winner Dr. Boris Strilic (Bad Nauheim/Germany) with his work “Tumour cell-induced endothelial cell necroptosis via death receptor 6 promotes metastasis“ (Nature, 2016, 536(7615):215-218). The finalists received 500 € each from GfMVB.

Hermann Rein Prize 2016 Finalists
From left to right: Prof. Dr. Henning Morawietz (Dresden, Secretary GfMVB, Head of Prize Committee), Kerstin Wilhelm (Finalist, Bad Nauheim), Sven Reischauer (Finalist, Bad Nauheim), Dr. Boris Strilic (Winner, Bad Nauheim), Prof. Dr. Ralf Brandes (Frankfurt, President GfMVB). © Katalin Pálfi

Vascular summer school in Angers

The University of Angers (France) organize a vascular summer school "VESSAL", 4th to 8th July 2016.

This intensive teaching program will provide an overview of the actual and future knowledge in the field of cardiovascular diseases. Selected thematic will be presented by renowned researchers and clinicians experts in the field who will share with the participants their experience through interactive plenary lectures, workshops, hands-on and laboratory visits.

For more information visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Also, enclosed please find the flyers for the summer school.

Sincerely yours,
Akos Koller
ESM, Secretary General

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18th Conference of the European Society for Clinical Hemorheology and Microcirculation

5th - 8th June 2016, Lisboa

Angela Shore is the winner of Malpighi Award

It is our great pleasure to announce that Prof Angela Shore was selected to be the winner of ESM 2015 Malpighi Award!

Marco Rossi
President of ESM
Akos Koller
Secretary General of ESM


The Joint
28th European Society for Microcirculation (ESM)
8th European Vascular Biology Organisation (EVBO)

June 3–6, 2015
Pisa Conference Center, PISA, ITALY

For Symposia proposals: 30 June, 2014
Abstracts submission: 15 March, 2015
Communication of abstracts’ acceptance: 31 March, 2015
Early registration: 15 April, 2015
First Announcement
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Malpighi Award Nominations Deadline

Dear National Societies President/Secretary

Malpighi Award Nominations Deadline: 8 December 2014

Malpighi Award
This is the most prestigious award of the European Society for Microcirculation (ESM).  Given to an individual of internationally outstanding reputation in any field of microcirculation research.  The individual will deliver the prestigious Malpighi Lecture at the forthcoming ESM meeting in Pisa, Italy, 3-6 June 2015 and will receive the Gold Malpighi medal and Free Life Membership of the ESM.

I am writing to you to seek recommendation from your Society for the European Society for Microcirculation (ESM) Malpighi Award.  Applications should consist of a letter of commendation together with a two page CVs.  Please send nominations to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  The Malpighi Prize Committee, is constituted to include: ESM Treasurer, Secretary and President, the last two Awardees, one other representative of the Executive Committee.  Voting is by secret ballot.  The deadline for nomination is Monday 8 December 2014.

Professor Angela Shore
ESM Treasurer

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