Winners ISBT Awards and Prizes 2018


ISBT is pleased to announce the winners of the ISBT Presidential Award, Jean Julliard Prize and ISBT Developing Country Award of 2018.

ISBT is pleased to inform you that the ISBT Presidential Award given by the Foundation Transfusion Medicine is awarded to Mike Busch, Co Director of the Blood Systems Research Institute, USA. The Presidential Award symposium will be held on Tuesday June 5, 2018
The Jean Julliard Prize for young scientists 40 years and under is awarded to Rick Kapur. Rick is a postdoctoral fellow at Lund University in the laboratory of John Semple. The title of his submission was Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI): Identification of novel risk factors and potential therapies. The Jean Julliard Prize session will take place on Tuesday June 5, 2018
The ISBT Developing Country Award 2018 is given to the Department of Transfusion Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh, India. The certificate will be awarded during the opening ceremony of the Toronto congress on Sunday June 3, 2018.  A presentation will be given in a session yet to be determined. There were two highly commended entries; The Paediatric Blood Center of the Philippine Children's Medical Center and the Rwanda National Centre for Blood Transfusion.

Congratulations to all the winners!