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Awards and honors

Alessandra K. Cardozo

Sanofi-Aventis Award in Diabetes (2009-2010)

"Postdoctoral Fellowship Award" of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International (JDRFI), New York, USA (2004-2006)

"Paul Langerhans Award" for research in the physiology and pathophysiology of β cells, from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) (2005)

"Victor Lange Diabetology Award" (2004-2005)

"Young Investigator Award" of the Belgian Endocrine Society (BES), Brussels(2000)

Decio L. Eizirik

"2013 Rumbough Award for outstanding achievements in type 1 diabetes research", awarded by the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, New York, 2013

"2013 Albert Renold Lecture on Islet Research", awarded by the Swiss Society for Endocrinology and Diabetology, entitled: "The crosstalk between ER stress, candidate genes for type 1 diabetes and beta cell apoptosis", Bern, 2013

"Albert Renold award" from the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) (2012)

Coordinator of the "BETABAT", a Specific Targeted Research Project supported by the European Commission, with 11 European laboratories working on the mechanisms underlying β-cell loss in diabetes mellitus (2011-2015)

Coordinator of the "SAVEBETA", a Specific Targeted Research Project supported by the European Commission, with 9 European laboratories working on the mechanisms underlying β-cell loss in diabetes mellitus (2006-2009)

"Invited lecture of Excellence in Diabetes Research" of the Lund University (2007)

Honorary (Scientific) Secretary of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD) (2004-2007)

Director of the JDRF Center for Prevention of β-cell Destruction in Europe (2002-2005)

"Deputy-Editor" of Diabetologia (Journal of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)) (1998-2004)

Member of the Scientific Committee of the "Programme National de Recherche sur le Diabète", France (2004-)

"Trondheim Honorary Lecture" from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Science and Technology of Trondheim, Norway (2004)

"Glassman Lecture Award" from the Diabetes Research Center of the Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem (2000)

member of the Editorial Board of "Diabetes" (Journal of the American Diabetes Association) (1995-1997)

"Prix de Recherche Pharmacia & Upjohn", awarded by the National Fund for Scientific Research, Flanders (1998)

"Diabetes Care Research Award" from the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International/Roche Diagnostics (1998)

"Limbic Prize" from the University of Uppsala, Sweden (1997)

"Career Development Award" from the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, New York, USA (1993-1996)

"Eli Lilly/EASD Research Award in Diabetes and Metabolism" (1993)

"Postdoctoral Fellowship Award" from the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, New York, USA (1989-1991)

Esteban Gurzov

Sanofi-Aventis Award in Diabetes (2008)

Laurence Ladrière

"Prix de la Fondation Octave Dupont" awarded by the Académie Royale des Sciences de Belgique (2005)

Miriam Cnop

"Minkowski prize" of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (2013)

Annual Award of the Belgian Endocrine Society (2010)

G.B. Morgagni Young Investigator Award (2010)

"Young Investigator Award" of the "National Ataxia Foundation", USA (2007)

Sanofi-Aventis Award in Diabetes (2007)

"Rising Star" of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (2005)

"Prix de la Fondation Octave Dupont" awarded by the Académie Royale des Sciences de Belgique (2005)

the Novo Nordisk Prize for Diabetology in Belgium (2004)

"Young Investigator Award" of the Belgian Endocrine Society (BES), Brussels (2004)

"Victor Lange Diabetology Award" (2003)

prize from the Jean De Meyer Foundation for Endocrinology Research, awarded by the Royal Academy of Sciences of Belgium (2003)