Scientific prize

Patrizio Lancellotti receives the FNRS 2020 Quinquennial Prize in Clinical Biomedical Sciences


Patrizio Lancellotti, Director of GIGA-Cardiovascular and Director of the Cardiology Department of the CHU of Liège has been awarded the FNRS 2020 Quinquennial Prize in Clinical Biomedical Sciences. This prize is awarded to him in recognition of his numerous scientific contributions in the field of cardiac diseases.

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he FNRS Quinquennial Prize in Clinical Biomedical Sciences (Joseph Maisin Scientific Prize) was awarded to Pr Patrizio Lancellotti, Professor at the ULiège and Director of the Cardiology Department of the CHU of Liège. According to the international jury that selected Prof. Lancellotti; "Prof. Lancellotti has made major clinical and scientific contributions in the field of cardiac valve disease and cardiovascular imaging (stress ultrasound), which have paved the way for new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. His work has led to the implementation of current guidelines and recommendations for the imaging evaluation of prosthetic heart valves and the management of infectious endocarditis. Professor Lancellotti is recognized as one of the world's leading experts in cardiology".

The Five Quinquennial FNRS Awards

Every 5 years, the FNRS Quinquennial Prizes reward 5 outstanding researchers of the Federation Wallonia-Brussels in the field of biomedical sciences (basic and clinical), exact sciences (basic and applied) and human and social sciences. Researchers who, each in their own field, have made it possible to push back the frontiers of knowledge. Evaluated by 5 international juries composed of some 40 renowned scientists (USA, Canada, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Croatia, Sweden, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Poland), these researchers receive a Prize worth 75,000 euros financed by private patronage.

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