Student investigator awards - winners have been announced

April 4, 2012

The Editor-in-Chief announced the winners of student investigator awards for the best original paper.

1st award (3000 PLN):  Th1/Th2/Th17-related cytokines in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with sarcoidosis in relation to smoking; Tomasz UrbankowskiGrażyna Hoser, Joanna Domagała-Kulawik; Warsaw Medical University (PAMW 2012; 122 [7-8]: 320-325)

2nd award (2000 PLN): TGF-β1-induced connective tissue growth factor expression is enhanced in bronchial fibroblasts derived from asthmatic patients; Katarzyna Anna Wójcik, Paulina Koczurkiewicz, Marta Michalik, Marek Sanak; Jagiellonian University Medical College (PAMW 2012; 122 [7-8]: 326-332)

3rd award (1000 PLN): Comorbidities and quality of life in hypertensive patients; Monika Zygmuntowicz, Aleksander Owczarek, Adam Elibol, Jerzy Chudek; Medical University of Silesia (PAMW 2012; 122 [7-8]: 333-344)

Award ceremony will be held on 13 April 2012 during the 11th Conference of the Polish Society of Internal Medicine in Warsaw. The award-winning papers will be published in the 2012 June-July issue .

We thank all participants and the sponsor - GlaxoSmithKline.

Congratulations to the winners!