The ESCEO-IOF Young Investigator Awards were presented to twenty-one young investigators for their contributions to the field of bone and mineral research, based on the quality of their abstracts.

The winners were awarded 1000€ each, presented during the WCO-IOF-ESCEO 2023 in Barcelona on May 7th by Professor Nicholas Harvey (Chair of the IOF Committee of Scientific Advisors) and by Professor René Rizzoli (Chair of the ESCEO Scientific Committee). 

IOF and ESCEO warmly congratulate the young investigators for their achievements and wish them continued success in their research and further career development.

The winning young investigators are:

  1. Ruben Abdala
  2. Cinzia Aurilia
  3. Maxime Auroux
  4. Meris Esra Bozjurt
  5. Stefania D’Angelo
  6. Céline Demonceau
  7. Simone Donati
  8. Shau-Huai Fu
  9. Lucy Gates
  10.  Guilaume Gatineau
  11.  Fatma Zohra Yasmina Heddi
  12.  Ghanshyam Kakadiya
  13.  Anya Khairat
  14.  Nanxi Li
  15.  Tazio Maleitzke
  16.  Caitlin McArthur
  17.  Lieke Scheepers
  18.  Oana-Claudia Sima
  19.  Ambrish Singh
  20.  Colin Vendrami
  21.  Leo Westbury


World Congress on Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis & Musculoskeletal Diseases (WCO-IOF-ESCEO Barcelona 2023)
Held jointly by IOF and ESCEO, the Congress took place in Barcelona, Spain from May 4-7, 2023. WCO-IOF-ESCEO is the world’s largest annual forum for the presentation of clinical research and new advances in the prevention and management of bone, muscle and joint disorders, including sarcopenia and frailty. For complete information visit  #OsteoCongress 

About ESCEO 
The European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases (ESCEO) is a non-profit organization, dedicated to a close interaction between clinical scientists dealing with rheumatic disorders, pharmaceutical industry developing new compounds in this field, regulators responsible for the registration of such drugs and health policy makers, to integrate the management of osteoporosis and osteoarthritis within the comprehensive perspective of health resources utilization. The objective of ESCEO is to provide practitioners with the latest clinical and economic information, allowing them to organize their daily practice, in an evidence-based medicine perspective, with a cost-conscious perception. @esceo

About IOF
The International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) is the world's largest nongovernmental organization dedicated to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of osteoporosis and related musculoskeletal diseases. IOF members, including committees of scientific researchers as well as more than 315 patient, medical and research organizations, work together to make fracture prevention and healthy mobility a worldwide heath care priority.   @iofbonehealth