49th Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Investigation

Summary of Scientific Events


Wednesday 27 May 17.30 - 18.30
Meet the editor.
A unique chance to meet editor-in-chief John Ioannidis of the European Journal of Clinical Investigation.

Thursday 28 May 8.30 - 12.30
8.30 - 8.40 - ESCI Awards: Best of the EJCI. ESCI Awards ceremony
8.40 - 8.55 - ESCI Award for Best Clinical Research Article in the EJCI: Klaus Distelmaier (Vienna, Austria)
8.55 - 9.10 - ESCI Award for Best Basic/Translational Research Article in the EJCI: Danuta Zaposka-Downar (Warsaw, Poland), represented by Dr. Dorota Bryk
9.10 - 12.30 - Multidisciplinary Focus Session: Inflammation From Basic to Clinical
Cardiology: Aldo Pende, Genova, Italy
Metabolic Disease and Life style: Gema Frühbeck, Pamplona, Spain
Mitochondrial Disease: Afshan Malik, London, United Kingdom
Neurogastroenterology: Monica Acalovschi , Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Phagocyte Biology: Christian Bogdan, Erlangen, Germany
Reumatology: Kris Reedquist, Utrecht, The Netherlands
16.30 - 17.00 - Presidential lecture
Theodore Rokkas (Athens, Greece)
17.00 - 17.30 - Albert Struyvenberg Medal award lecture
Alberto Mantovani (Milan, Italy)
17.30 - 18.00 - Special integrative lecture
Georg Schett (Erlangen, Germany)

Friday 29 May
10.30 - 11.00 - Plenary lecture Jan Tack
18.50 - 18.30 - Announcement 2016 Annual Scientific Meeting


1. Cardiovascular disease and inflammation
Organizers: Hendrik Nathoe (Utrecht, The Netherlands); Fabrizo Montecucco (Geneva, Switzerland; Dan Radulescu (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
2. Metabolic diseases and lifestyle
Organizers:Piero Portincasa (Bari, Italy) and Dan Dumitrascu (Cluj-Napoca, Romania)
3. Mitochondria: “Translational and Basic Mitochondrial Research: From Organelle to Patient”
Organizers: Paulo J. Oliveira (Coimbra, Portugal), Mariusz Wieckowski (Warsaw, Poland), Carlos Palmeira (Coimbra, Portugal) and Danina Muntean (Timisoara, Romania)
4. Neurogastroenterology (NeurogastRO 2015)
Organizers:Dan Dumitrascu (Cluj, Romania), Vasile Drug (Iasi, Romania) and Piero Portincasa (Bari, Italy)
5. Phagocyte Biology: Tracking phagocyte function in vivo; Control of non-immune homeostasis by phagocytes; Phagocytes during infection and Therapeutic phagocytes
Organizers: Andres Hidalgo, Antonio Castrillo and Eeva Inari Soininen (Madrid, Spain)
6. Rheumatology
Organizers: György Nagy (Budapest, Hungary) and Kris Reedquist (Amsterdam, The Netherlands)


  • Cardiology
  • Gastroenterology (NeurogastRO 2015)
  • Mitochondrial Disease
  • Neurology and Neurobiology
  • Phagocyte Biology
  • Rheumatology
  • Other topics: basic research
  • Other topics: clinical research
Poster presentations Thursday 28 May 18.00 - 19.30 “Food for mind, food for taste”.
Friday 29 May 16.30 - 18.00 “Food for mind, food for taste”.
Poster awards ceremony
Friday 29 May 18.00 - 18.15

IV ESCI Master Class on Renal Stones: Metabolic evaluation and surgical updates

Organizers: Jean-Philippe Haymann, Michel Daudon and Olivier Traxer (Paris, France)
Friday 29 May 2015

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