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Diseases of the Esophagus Journal Awards

The Diseases of the Esophagus Journal awards were created in 2018 to recognize outstanding junior faculty members and help promote professional and educational interest in the esophagus and related diseases. Congratulations to the winners below. 

Information about each award can be found below including prizes, qualifications and judging criteria:

Best Junior Faculty/Trainee Manuscript Award

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Outstanding Junior Faculty Peer Reviewer Award

PAST AWARD RECIPIENTS: Best Junior Faculty/Trainee Manuscript Award


Sander Ubels

Radboud University Medical Centre

Prize winning paper:  Predicting mortality in patients with anastomotic leak after esophagectomy:  development of a prediction model using data from the TENTACLE—Esophagus


Yoshitaka Ishikawa

University of Michigan

Prize winning paper:  Quantitative perfusion assessment of gastric conduit with indocyanine green dye to predict anastomotic leak after esophagectomy


Evangelos Tagkalos

University of Mainz, Department of General, Viszeral and Transplant Surgery, Germany

Prize winning paper: Robot-assisted minimally invasive esophagectomy (RAMIE) compared to conventional minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE) for esophageal cancer: a propensity-matched analysis


Katrin Schwameis

University of Vienna/ Keck School of Medicine University of Southern California, Austria/USA

Prize winning paperClinical outcome after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in patients with GERD and PPI refractory heartburn


Jose Vecente Arcose-Machancoses

Hospital Sant Joan de Dieu Barcelona, Spain

Prize winning paperA systematic review with meta-analysis of the prevalence of gastroesophageal reflux in congenital diaphragmatic hernia pediatric survivors

PAST AWARD RECIPIENTS: Outstanding Junior Faculty Peer Reviewer Award


Sivesh Kamarajah

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust


Alice Tsai

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, England


Fredrik Klevebro

Karolinska Institutet, Department of Digestive Diseases, Stockholm, Sweden


Joonas Kauppila

University of Oulu, Finland


Jessie Elliott

Trinity College, Ireland

Affiliated Societies

International  Interdisciplinary  Everything Esophageal

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