Awards

Each year, the European Respiratory Society is proud to honour individuals who have made exceptional contributions to the respiratory field.

APPLICATIONS OPEN. DEADLINE: 28 FEBRUARY, 2017.

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ERS also offers a number of grants and sponsorships to reward excellence and support travel costs. Find out more

Congress Chair Award Winners

The ERS Congress Chair award is awarded this year as a marker of the awardees commitment to the care of patients with lung disorders and their…

Cournand Lecturer Award Winners

Winners of this award presented their works during the Cournand Lecture at the ERS International Congress.

Sadoul Lecturer Award Winners

Winners of this award presented their works during the Sadoul Lecture at the ERS International Congress.

Presidential Award Winners

The Presidential Award is presented by ERS to recognise an outstanding contribution to the strengthening of respiratory medicine worldwide.

Yernault Lecturer Award Winners

The Jean-Claude Yernault Lecture honours active members of ERS who have made an outstanding contribution to education in respiratory medicine or…
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ERS Gold Medal in COPD

ERS presents this award to recognise excellence in the field of COPD research. The ERS COPD Gold Medal grants € 50,000 to a researcher who has…

ERS Assembly Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

This award is presented to multiple recipients in recognition of a lifetime of excellence in the field of respiratory medicine.
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Romain Pauwels Research Award

Through the support of GlaxoSmithKline, the ERS offers an Award of €50,000 to encourage a new generation of lung scientists and to support…
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ERS Sir John Vane Grant for Best Recent Publication in Pulmonary Vascular Research

The Sir John Vane Grant for Best Recent Publication in Pulmonary Vascular Research related to Pulmonary Hypertension seeks to encourage a…
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ERS Excellence Award for Research in Cystic Fibrosis

This research award of 7,500€, financially supported by Vertex, is awarded in recognition of research project in Cystic Fibrosis Science and…
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ERS Gold Medal in Asthma

ERS presents this award to recognise excellence in the field of asthma research. The ERS Asthma Gold Medal grants € 50,000 to a researcher who…

Special Honours

Each year at Congress, ERS bestows a number of prestigious honours upon selected individuals based on their achievements and continued dedication…

Educational Award Winners

The Educational Award is presented by ERS to honour a European clinician, scientist, allied respiratory health professional or individual in any…
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ERS Gold Medal in IPF

ERS presents this award to recognise excellence in the field of IPF (Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis) research. The ERS IPF Gold Medal grants €…