01/2019. INMUNOTEK Prizes at the SICAM Meeting 2019
The INMUNOTEK awards have been granted to the winners during the closing ceremony of the 9th Scientific Meeting of the SICAM (Society of Immunology of the Community of Madrid) held at the Hospital Clínico San Carlos in Madrid.
The awarded presentations have been selected among those presented at the Conference by a jury formed by four members of the Board of Directors of SICAM together with a representative of INMUNOTEK. Each of these awards are endowed with 1,500 euros in the categories of Clinical Research and Basic Research.
In Clinical Research, the winning work was presented by:
Lidia M. Fernández-Sevilla
Leucemia Linfoblástica aguda e infiltración en el sistema nervioso central: impacto en el nicho neurogenético subependimario
Lidia M Fernández-Sevilla, Carmen Sánchez-Valdepeñas, África González-Murillo, Jaris Valencia, David P Cabrera, Beatriz Martí-Prado, Germán Belenguer, Alberto Varas, Manuel Ramírez, Isabel Fariñas, Ángeles Vicente.
Departamento de Biología Celular. Facultad de Medicina. Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
In Basic Research, the winning work was presented by:
Involvement of TLR4-MyD88 signalling axis in lung monocytic activation and function in response to S. pneumoniae
Rodrigo Sánchez, Isabel Cortegano, Juliana Manosalva, Mercedes Rodríguez, Carolina Ruiz, Mario Alía, María Carmen Prado, José Manuel Tirado, María José Fernández, Adela G. de la Campa, María Luisa Gaspar, Belén de Andrés.
Unidad de Inmunobiología. Centro Nacional de Microbiología. Instituto de Salud Carlos III. Madrid.
The INMUNOTEK Prices aim to support the participation of research groups in the SICAM Scientific Conferences and to encourage young scientists to present their research to acknowledge their work. The awards ceremony was chaired by Dr. Silvia Sánchez-Ramón (President of SICAM) and Prof. Eduardo Martinez-Naves (Vice President of SICAM). The prize-giving was attended by Dr. José Luis Subiza, President of INMUNOTEK.