Six presentations at ESHRE 2014 were selected and rewarded with a prize of EURO 2,000. One additional presentation was selected for the FSA Exchange Award. Special award committees, composed of senior scientists and clinicians made the selection for each award.
Basic Science Award for oral presentation
awarded to the first and presenting author of the best oral presentation on a basic science topic
A modified human growth differentiation factor 9 is potently active in a porcine ivm model with inherent low oocyte developmental competence - Jingjie Li (China)
Clinical Science Award for oral presentation
awarded to the first and presenting author of the best oral presentation on a clinical science topic
A multicentre randomised study of pre-IVF outpatient hysteroscopy in women with recurrent IVF-et failure – the trophy trial - Tarek El-Toukhy (United Kingdom)
Basic Science Award for poster presentation
awarded to the first and presenting author of the best poster presentation on a basic science topic
Angiotensin II (AngII) regulates human testicular peritubular cell functions via AT1 receptor - H. Welter (Germany)
awarded to the first and presenting author of the best poster presentation on a clinical science topic
Clinical Science Award for poster presentation
Hair mercury concentrations and ovarian reserve parameters in women undergoing fertility treatments - Irene Souter (USA)
The Fertility Society of Australia Exchange Award
an educational travel grant, will allow one of the participants of ESHRE 2014 to present the data of his/her oral presentation at the annual meeting of the Fertility Society of Australia.
Kisspeptin – a novel physiological trigger for oocyte maturation in IVF treatment - A. Abarra (United Kingdom)
The Nurses Award
awarded to the best oral presentation by a nurse
Family decision making: a qualitative study in lesbian couples after donor conception - S. Somers (Belgium)
The ART Laboratory Award
awarded to the best oral or poster presentation made by a laboratory technician.
Outcome of ICSI after removal of apoptotic sperm by magnetic activating cell sorting - N. Silver (Sweden)