Awards, Fellowships & Scholarships

AGES provides and invites members to present all innovate and clinically relevant research at AGES conferences, and encourages all members to apply for AGES research scholarships.

AGES XXX Annual Scientific Meeting Free Communications 2020

Free Communication submissions for the 2020 AGES Annual Scientific Meeting are open. Submissions are now closed!
All Free Communication presenters will be eligible for the following awards.

  • AGES-AAGL Exchange Lecture 2020
  • Best Free Communication
  • Outstanding New Presenter
  • Outstanding Video Presentation
  • Outstanding Trainee Presentation – The Platinum Laparoscope Award
  • Best Digital Communication Presentation

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the AGES Secretariat on +61 73368 2422 or by email to secretariat@ages.com.au.

Hologic Hysteroscopic Travelling Fellowship 2020

Submissions for 2020 are now closed.

Hologic Hysteroscopic Travelling Fellowship for 2020. Submissions closed Midnight, Friday 14th February 2020.

AGES Hysteroscopic Fellowship – AUD $10,000.00

The Fellowship was awarded at the AGES XXX Annual Scientific Meeting 2020 Gala Dinner on the 6th March 2020 to an AGES Member who is a Trainee or Fellow, within five years of graduation.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the AGES Secretariat on +61 73368 2422 or by email to secretariat@ages.com.au.

AGES/Medtronic Travelling Fellowship 2020

Submissions for 2020 are now closed.

AGES/Medtronic Travelling Fellowship for 2020. Submissions closed Midnight, Friday 14th February 2020.

AGES/Medtronic Travelling Fellowship – AUD $7,500

The Fellowship was awarded at the AGES XXX Annual Scientific Meeting 2020 Gala Dinner on the 6th March 2020 to an AGES Member who is a Trainee or Fellow, within five years of graduation.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact the AGES Secretariat on +61 73368 2422 or by email to secretariat@ages.com.au.

AWARDS AGES XXX ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2020

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
AGES/AAGL Exchange Lecture Sponsored by AGES Bladder Care Following Laparoscopy for Benign Non-Hysterectomy Gynaecological Conditions: A Randomised Controlled Trial Lalla McCormack, Sophia Song, Christine Zhang, Aaron Budden, Amy Arnold, Haryun Won, Erin Nesbitt Hawes, Rebecca Deans, Jason Abbott Lalla McCormack
Best Free Communication Sponsored by Medtronic We live in a virtual world: Training the trainee using an integrated Visual Reality Stimulator training curriculum Samantha Mooney, Shagun Narula, Emma Readman, Lenore Ellett Samantha Mooney
Outstanding New Presenter Sponsored by Johnson and Johnson A randomised, double-blind, placebo controlled trial of fractionated carbon dioxide laser treatment for women with post-menopausal vaginal atrophy symptoms Fiona Li, Rebecca Deans, Erin Nesbitt-Hawes, Aaron Budden, Lalla McCormack, Sarah Maheux-Lacroix, Eva Segelov, Stephen Lyons, Jason Abbott Fiona Li
Outstanding Video Presentation Sponsored by Device Technologies Neuropelveology – topographic, surgical and functional anatomy of autonomic and somatic pelvic nerve systems and its clinical applications in gynaecologic pelvic surgery Sarah Choi, Dean Conrad, Tal Saar, Mansour Alshamari , Gregory Cario, Danny Chou, David Rosen Sarah Choi
Outanding Trainee Presentation The Platinum Laparoscope Award Sponsored by Stryker & AGES Increasing the adoption of ambulatory hysteroscopy in Australia – cost comparisons and patient satisfaction Pav Nanayakkara, Joyce Xiao, MeHrnoosh Aref-Adib, Alex Ades Pav Nanayakkara
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by Karl Storz Pelvic Microbiome – A potential new player in the understanding of Endometriosis. Lior Levy, Jim Tsaltas Lior Levy
AGES / Medtronic Travelling Fellowship 2020 Albert Jung
AGES / Hologic Hysteroscopic Fellowship 2020 Samantha Mooney
Interactive Hub of the Year Sponsored by AGES Olympus

AWARDS AGES XX PELVIC FLOOR SYMPOSIUM 2019

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communication Sponsored by AGES Pilot Evaluation of 3D printed medical grade Polycaprolactone (mPCL) scaffold for the surgical treatment of pelvic organ prolapse in the sheep model Chris Maher, Alex Mowat, Mairim Serafini, Flavia Savi, Onur Bas, Tara Shabab, Siamak Saifzedeh, Nicholas O'Rourke, Zhuoran Chen Zhuoran Chen
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Endometriosis at Appendicetomy: are patients being diagnosed at initial laparoscopy? Rebecca Young, Stephen Lyons Rebecca Young

AWARDS AGES XXIX ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2019

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
AGES/AAGL Exchange Lecture Sponsored by AGES Skin Preparation for Surgical-Site Antisepsis in Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgeries: A Double Blinded Randomised Controlled Trial Charlotte Reddington , Uri P Dior, Shamitha Kathurusinghe, Claudia Cheng, Catarina Ang, Martin Healey Charlotte Reddington
Best Free Communication Sponsored by Medtronic Oral riboflavin to assess ureteral patency during cystoscopy: A randomized controlled clinical trial Keryn Harlow, Michael L Stitely, Elliot MacKenzie Keryn Harlow
Outstanding New Presenter Sponsored by Johnson and Johnson "My Devil Womb" - Patient perspectives and their understanding of Endometriosis Nadine Chilton, Sarah van Rheede van Oudtshoorn , Jennifer Pontre , Bernadette McElhinney , Krishnan Karthigasu , Marian Kember Nadine Chilton
Outstanding Video Presentation Sponsored by Device Technologies Neuropelveology – topographic, surgical and functional anatomy of autonomic and somatic pelvic nerve systems and its clinical applications in gynaecologic pelvic surgery Sarah Choi, Dean Conrad, Tal Saar, Mansour Alshamari , Gregory Cario, Danny Chou, David Rosen Sarah Choi
Outanding Trainee Presentation The Platinum Laparoscope Award Sponsored by Stryker Comparison of surgical outcomes using Gyrus PK and LigaSure in Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: A Randomized Controlled Trial Clare Wong, Amy Goh, Harry Merkur Amy Goh
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Methoxyflurane analgesia for outpatient intrauterine device insertion Emily Twidale, Catherine ` Streeton , Deborah Devonshire , Paddy Moore Emily Twidale
AGES Travelling Fellowship 2019 Medtronic Supuni Kapurubandara

AWARDS AGES XIX PELVIC FLOOR SYMPOSIUM 2018

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communication Sponsored by AGES Pelvic Floor Medicine with CO2 laser and Platelet-rich Plasma: Chance, Change, Challenge Tran T Nguyen, Fariba Behnia Willison Tran Nguyen
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Does Bilateral or Unilateral Fixation Matter for the Surgical Outcomes of High Uterosacral Vaginal Vault Suspension Procedure? Pattaya Hengrasmee , Sasithorn Anukunwattaka, Chutimon Asumpinwong, Pichai Leerasiri Pattaya Hengrasmee

AWARDS AGES XXVIII ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2018

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
AGES/AAGL Exchange Lecture Sponsored by AGES Use of a multimedia module to aid junior doctors’ knowledge to consent patients for Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy: A randomised controlled trial S Jackson, P Chowdary, L Hicks, L Ellett, P Maher Stephanie Jackson
Best Free Communication Sponsored by Medtronic Skin Preparation for Surgical-Site Antisepsis in Gynaecological Laparoscopic Surgeries: Preliminary results of A Double Blinded Randomised Controlled Trial Uri P Dior, Shamitha Kathurursinghe , Claudia Cheng, Catarina Ang , Martin Healey Uri Dior
Best Free Communication Sponsored by Medtronic Perfusion MRI in Asherman syndrome Rebecca Deans Rebecca Deans
Outstanding New Presenter Sponsored by Johnson and Johnson Surgery at home: Can portable laparoscopic simulators improve the skills of gynaecology trainees? Erin Wilson, Sarah Janssens , Luke McLindon, David G Hewett, Brian Jolly , Michael Beckmann Erin Wilson
Outstanding Video Presentation Sponsored by Device Technologies Laparoscopic discoid resection of rectal deeply infiltrative endometriosis nodule - Retroperitoneal anatomy of pararectal and retrorectal spaces in nerve-sparing endometriosis surgery Sarah Choi , Dean Conrad, Matthew Morgan, Stefaan Pacquee, Lionel Reftmann, Gregory M. Cario , Danny Chou, David Rosen Sarah Choi
Outanding Trainee Presentation The Platinum Laparoscope Award Sponsored by Stryker The operating theatre as classroom: a qualitative study of learning and teaching surgical competencies Violet Kieu , Debra Nestel Violet Kieu
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Build it, and they still won't come: how to motivate gynaecology trainees to make the most of laparoscopic simulation training opportunities Alison C Bryant-Smith , Janice Rymer, Ged Murtagh Alison Bryant-Smith
AGES Travelling Fellowship 2018 Medtronic Hugh O'Connor

AWARDS AGES PELVIC FLOOR SYMPOSIUM 2017

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communication Sponsored by AGES MiniArc vs TVT Abbrevo Midurethral Sling in Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence – an RCT – 6 and 12month follow up Joan Melendez Munoz, M Braverman, Anna Rosamilia, N Young, A Leitch, J Lee 1 Author: Joan Melendez-Munoz Presenter: Anna Rosamilia
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Is total vaginal length a confounder between cervical descent and symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse? Myriam Girgis, Ka Lai Shek, Hans Peter Dietz Myriam Girgis

AWARDS AGES XXVII ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2017

Award TItle Co-Authors Winner
AGES-AAGL Exchange Lecture Sponsored by AGES The Ergonomics of Laparoscopic Surgery: A Quantitative Study of the Time and Motion of Laparoscopic Surgeons in Live Surgical Environments Aitchison L, Cui C K, Arnold A, Nesbitt-Hawes E, Abbott J Lucy Aitchison
Best Free Communication Sponsored by Medtronic The Fatigue Study: A Prospective Randomised Controlled Trial of the Impact of Fatigue on Surgeon Performance in Long Procedures Yazdani A, McDowell S, Spooner D, Dux P, Ford E, Kroon B Ben Kroon
Outstanding New Presenter Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Medical Companies Ultrasound Based Endometriosis Staging System (UBESS) to predict complexity of laparoscopic surgery using AGES laparoscopic skill levels Tompsett J, Gerges B, Reid S, Chang T, Condous C Jessica Tompsett
Outstanding Video Presentation Sponsored by Device Technologies Ovarian ectopic pregnancy: a surgical technique for ovarian conservation Blain G, Abbott J Gemma Blain
Outstanding Trainee Presentation The Platinum Laparoscope Award Sponsored by Stryker & AGES Pilot study to assess the possible role of the Mirena Intrauterine Device (IUD) in the management of endometrial polyps Chowdary P, Ma T, Newman M, Ellett L, Maher P, Readman E Prathima Chowdary
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Laparoscopic anatomy of the superior and inferior hypogastric plexus in the cadaver. Reyftmann L, Chou D, Rosen D, Gale P, Cario G Lionel Reyftmann
AGES Travelling Fellowship 2017 Iferne Tan

AWARDS AGES PELVIC FLOOR SYMPOSIUM 2016

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communication Sponsored by AGES Effect of Parity on Ovine Vaginal Wall Tissue Properties Emmerson S, Gargett C E, Young N, Rosamilia A, Werkmeister J, Vashi A, Edwards S, White J Stuart Emmerson
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES The Case of the Mismanaged Prolapse : Video Presentation and Review of Literature Kapurubandara S, Nikam Y Supuni Kapurubandara

AWARDS AGES XXVI ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2016

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
AGES-AAGL Exchange Lecture Sponsored by AGES Can Narrowband Imaging Improve the Laparoscopic Identification of Superficial Endometriosis? Ma T, Ellett L, Eskander A, McIlwaine K, Manwaring J, Readman E, Maher P Tony Ma
Best Free Communication Sponsored by Medtronic/AGES A prospective analysis of hysteroscopic morcellation in the management of intrauterine pathologies Arnold A, Ketheeswaran A, Bhatti M , Nesbitt-Hawes E, Abbott J Amy Arnold
Outstanding New Presenter Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Medical Companies Caesarean scar pregnancy: A systematic review of diagnosis and management Maheux-Lacroix S, Budden A, Deans R, Soon G, Arnold A, Nesbitt-Hawes E, Lyons S, Abbott J Sarah Maheux-Lacroix
Outstanding Video Presentation Sponsored by Device Technologies My period takes my breath away McLindon L, Wynn-Williams M, Yeung S, Kroon B Luke McLindon
Outstanding Trainee Presentation The Platinum Laparoscope Award Sponsored by Stryker & AGES 3-D transvaginal sonography as pre-operative predictor of the need to morcellate in women undergoing laparoscopic hysterectomy: pilot study to evaluate the "probability of morcellation index"(PMI) Gerges B, Mongelli M, Casikar I, Bignardi T, Condous G Bassem Gerges
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Use of a Bettocchi hysteroscope and microscissors, in difficult cases of access to the uterine cavity Reyftmann L Lionel Reyftmann
AGES Travelling Fellowship 2016 Medtronic Sarah Choi

AWARDS AGES PELVIC FLOOR SYMPOSIUM 2015

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communication Sponsored by AGES Do paravaginal sutures improve outcomes for cystocele repair? Results from an RCT at 1-year Singh R, Cornish A, Carey M Ruchi Singh
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Urethral Diverticulum – Diagnosis and Management Carswell F Frida Carswell

AWARDS AGES XXV ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2015

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communication Sponsored by AGES Intrauterine adhesions following hysteroscopic treatment for retained products of conception: what are the risk factors? Barel O, Krakov A, Pansky M, Vaknin Z, Smorgick N Oshri Barel
Outstanding New Presenter Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Medical Retrospective clinical audit comparing outcomes of Magnetic Resonance Guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) in the treatment of submucosal uterine fibroids and all other fibroid types at the Royal Women’s Hospital Melbourne Demyanenko M, Szabo R, Dobrotwir A, Ang C Marina Demyanenco
Outstanding Video Presentation Sponsored by AGES Surgical pearl of colpotomy and specimen removal for laparoscopic myomectomy Hada T, Andou M Hada Tomonori
Outstanding Trainee Presentation The Platinum Laparoscope Award Sponsored by Stryker & AGES Laparoscopic resection of interstitial ectopic pregnancy (1426) Harris A, Anpalagan A Amani Harris
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Ovarian torsion in pregnancy: Video case report and review of the literature Kapurubandara S, Anpalagan A Supuni Kapurubandara
AGES/Covidien Travelling Fellowship 2015 Covidien Marilla Druitt

AWARDS AGES FOCUS MEETING 2014

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communication 10 year retrospective review of leiomuyosarcoma cases and complications from surgery for fibroids T Ma, L Elett, J Manwaring, K McIlwaine, E Readman, P Maher Tony Ma

AWARDS AGES PELVIC FLOOR SYMPOSIUM & WORKSHOP XV 2014

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communication TVT – 5year Follow Up in the Obese and Non-obese Patient McKenna J, Brims F, Sarma S, Parkin K, Allen W, Moore K Joanne McKenna
Best Interactive Session AGES Richa Gulati

AWARDS AGES XXIV ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2014

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communication Sponsored by Covidien A prospective case-control study to examine for the presence of nerve fibres in the endometrium and the usefulness of endometrial biopsy as a diagnostic test for endometriosis Ellett L, Readman E, Newman M, McIlwaine K, Villegas R, Jagasia N, Maher P Lenore Ellett
Outstanding New Presenter Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Medical Myosure resection of endometrial polyps under local anaesthesia in the outpatient setting: A prospective study McIlwaine P, McElhinney B, Karthigasu K Patrick McIlwaine
Outstanding Video Presentation Sponsored by AGES A novel method to facilitate uterine delivery at robotic hysterectomy Manolitsas T Tom Manolitas
Outstanding Trainee Presentation The Platinum Laparoscope Award Sponsored by Stryker & AGES Implication of umbilical port and endoscope size on total laparoscopic hysterectomy: A randomized control trial Acton J, Salfinger S, Tan J Jade Acton
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Decrease in AMH after laparoscopic excision of endometrioma Rodgers R, Reid G, Cooper M, Tsaltas J Rachel Rodgers
AGES/Covidien Travelling Fellowship 2014 Sponsored by AGES & Covidien Jade Acton
AGES Travelling Fellowship 2014 Sponsored by AGES Tom Manley

AWARDS AGES XXIII ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2013

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communication Sponsored by Covidien & AGES The use of a multimedia module to aid the informed consent process for gynaecological laparoscopy for gynaecological laparoscopy for pelvic pain. A Randomised Control Trial Ellett L, Villegas R, Jagasia N, Beischer A, Readman E, Maher P Lenore Ellett
Outstanding New Presenter Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Medical Retrospective clinical audit reviewing the use of Magnetic Resonance guided Focused Ultrasound (MRgFUS) in the treatment of submucosal uterine fibroids at the Royal Women’s Hospital Melbourne Rajadevan N, Szabo R, Dobrotwir A, Ang WC Niveditha Rajadevan
Outstanding Video Presentation Sponsored by AGES Laparoscopic removal and repair of Caesarean scar ectopic pregnancy Titiz, H Hasan Titiz
Outstanding Trainee Presentation The Platinum Laparoscope Award Sponsored by Stryker & AGES XCEL Bladeless Trocar versus Veress Needle: A randomised controlled trial comparing these two entry techniques in gynaecological laparoscopic surgery Manley T, Wright P, Vollenhoven B, Tsaltas J, Lawrence A, Najjar H, Pearce S, Tan J, Chan K-W, Wang L, Amir M, Fernandes H, Hyde S, Grant P, McIlwaine K, Cameron M Tom Manley
Best Digital Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Thrombus-like structures seen in the infundibular-pelvic ligament during the laparoscopic management of ovarian torsion Georgiou C Chris Georgiou
The Carl Wood Memorial AGES/Covidien Travelling Fellowship 2013 Sponsored by AGES & Covidien Simon McDowell
The David Healy Memorial AGES Travelling Fellowship 2013 Sponsored by AGES Hugo Fernandes

AWARDS AGES XXII ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2012

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
John Kerin Award for Best Free Communication Sponsored by Covidien A single blind randomised controlled trial of surgical and patient outcomes using mechanical bowel preparation Won HR, Maley P , Salim S, Rao A, Neil T. Campbel NT, Abbott JA Haryun Won
Best Video Presentation Sponsored by B Braun Have you seen my threads? Georgiou C Chris Georgiou
Best Registrar Presentation Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Medical Coexistence of endometriosis in women with symptomatic fibroids Patel PS, Lam A Priya Patel
Best Free Communications Presentation Sponsored by Karl Storz Endoscopy Laparoscopic hysterectomy, implications of port size Acton J, Salfinger S Jade Acton
Best Poster Presentation Sponsored by AGES Audit to assess the failure rate of Essure sterilization at South West Gynaecology, Bunbury, WA Weishaupt J Jennifer Weishaupt

AWARDS AGES FOCUS MEETING 2011

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Statewide survey on safety mechanisms in gynaecological surgery. McGurgan P, Faithfull T, Wilde K, Wong S Assoc. Prof. Paul McGurgan

AWARDS AGES PELVIC FLOOR SYMPOSIUM & WORKSHOP XII 2011

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
Best Free Communications Presentation Sponsored by AGES Functional outcomes for surgical revision of synthetic slings performed for voiding dysfunction. Agnew G, Dwyer PL, Rosamilia A, Edwards G, Lee JK Dr Gerard Agnew
AGES / Covidien Travelling Fellowship Sponsored by Covidien Dr Nick Bedford
AGES Travelling Fellowship Sponsored by AGES Dr Kenneth Law

AWARDS AGES XXI ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING 2011

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
John Kerin Award for Best Free Communication Pre-operative MRI for assessment of bowel involvement in patients with deep pelvic endometriosis – does timing of menstrual cycle make a difference? Cameron M, Readman E, McIlwaine K, Esler S, Maher PJ Dr Nisha Jagasia
Best Video Presentation Pregnancy management following Laparoscopic Mesh Sacrohysteropexy in a nullipara Chou D, Aust T, Cario G, Rosen D, Reyftmann L, Miller T Dr Kate Gardner
Best Registrar Presentation What is sonovaginography and how can it help the laparoscopic surgeon? Winder S, Reid G, Abbott J, Cario G, Chou D, Condous G Dr Shannon Reid
Best Poster Presentation Robotic gynaecological surgery at Epworth Eastern Hospital, Melbourne Dr Tom Manolitsas

AGES AWARDS 2010

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
AGES / Covidien Travelling Fellowship Sponsored by Covidien Dr Neil Campbell
John Kerin Award for Best Free Communication Introducing the ‘magnet method’ into gynecological single port surgery Andou M Yoshihiro Takaki
Best Video Presentation Deep bladder endometriosis-surgical treatment Tsaltas J, Donnellan S, Chan Y, Tan J Michal Amir
Best Registrar Presentation Can we predict posterior compartment deep infiltrative endometriosis (DIE) using sonovaginography in women undergoing laparoscopy for chronic pelvic pain? Reid S, Alhamdan D, Reid G, Condous G Tommaso Bignardi
Best Poster Presentation Robotic-assisted radical trachelectomy Choi DS, Kim B-G, Bae D-S Chel Hun Choi
Best Free Communication Lower urinary tract and bowel dysfunction following radical endometriosis resection Krishnan S, De Vries B, Cooper M Ying Hong Li
Best Video Presentation A novel technique for opened uterine cavity in deep intramural fibroids: Two step bottom up suturing technique in laparoscopic myomectomy Matsumoto T, Saeki A, Hashimoto Y, Kuramori R, Akashi Y, Chien HW, Morishita M, Ikuma K Hisato Oku
Best Registrar Presentation Is Pouch of Douglas (POD) obliteration a marker of bowel endometriosis? Bignardi T, Lam A, Luscombe G Su-Yen Khong

AGES AWARDS 2009

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
AGES / Covidien Travelling Fellowship Sponsored by Covidien Dr Luice Wang
John Kerin Award for Best Free Communication Laparoscopy for all: A team approach N Tait, S Bagia Chris Georgiou
Best Video Presentation Temporary uterine artery clipping as an adjunct for the resection of large leiomyomata M Wynn-Williams Ben Kroon
Best Registrar Presentation The role of the gynaecological oncologist in a tertiary hospital S Salfinger Jade Graham
Best Poster Presentation Total laparoscopy hysterectomy: a three year experience Instituto Nacional de perinatologia. Isidro Espinoza de los Reyes. M C M Valezquez, H A Coeto, L L Lopez Hector Hugo Bustos

AGES AWARDS 2008

Award Title Co-Authors Winner
AGES / Covidien Travelling Fellowship Sponsored by Covidien Dr Ben Kroon
Wednesday 12 March – Free Communications
Best Clinical Presentation Pre operative histological diagnosis of intestinal endometriosis achieved by FNA during intestinal endosonography (EUS FNA) Rossini L, Ribeiro PAG, Colaiacovo R, Rodrigues F, Aoki T Lucio Rossini
Best Scientific Presentation Oestrogen has differential effects on vegf-a isoform and receptor mrna expression in different cellular compartments of the mouse uterus Walter L, Rogers P, Girling J Jane Girling
Best Poster Presentation Structural changes during menstrual shedding and repair Garry R, Hart R, Karthigasu K Ray Garry
Thursday 13 March – Free Communications
Best Clinical Presentation The MDOT study: menstrual disorder of teenagers Parker M, Sneddon A Melissa Parker
Best Scientific Presentation MicroRNAs in endometriosis Ohlsson Teague M, Print CG, van der Hoek K, van der Hoek MB, Hull ML Maria Ohlsson-Teague
Best Poster Presentation Absence of aromatase expression in human peritoneal, ovarian and rectovaginal endometriotic lesions Colette S, Heilier JF, Lousse JC, Defrère S, Van Langendonckt A, Loumaye E, Donnez J Sebastian Colette
Friday 14 March – Free Communications
Best Clinical Presentation Endometriosis Fertility Index (EFI): The new, validated endometriosis staging system Adamson D, Pasta D David Adamson
Best Scientific Presentation The role of the EP2 receptor in the growth of ectopic lesions in a mouse model of endometriosis Pullen N, de Giorgio-Miller A Nick Pullen
Best Poster Presentation Altered cell cycle control in endometrial cultures from patients with endometriosis carrying the PROGINS allele: evidences for impaired progesterone action in endometriosis D’Amora P, Maciel TT, Tambellini R, Mori MA, Pesquero JB, Girão MJBC, Silva IDCG, Schor E Paulo D’Amora

AGES AWARDS 2007

Award Presentation Winner Amount
AGES / ConMed Linvatec Travelling Fellowship Sponsored by ConMed Linvatec Fariba Behnia-Willison $5,000.00
AGES / Tyco Travelling Fellowship Sponsorship Tyco Healthcare Stuart Salfinger $5,000.00
John Kerin Award for Best Free Communication at AGES 2007 Sponsored by Tyco Healthcare A prospective, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of multimodal intra-operative analgesia for laparoscopic excision of endometriosis Michael Costello $500.00
Best New Technology at AGES 2007 Sponsored by N Stenning & Co A new biosynthetic material for pelvic floor repair Georgiou C, Cario G, Neethling WML Chris Georgiou $500.00
Best Registrar Presentation at ‘AGES 2007′ Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Medical Applying education theory to the informed consent process using a web-based multimedia application – a prospective, randomized, controlled pilot study Claydon-Platt D, Cameron M, Maher P, Ong N, Manwaring J, Beischer A Melissa Cameron $500.00
Best Video Presentation at ‘AGES 2007′ Sponsored by B. Braun Aesculap Laparoscopic cervical cerclage: a six step approach – a video presentation.Singh SS, Allen LM, Leyland NA, Thomas J, Windrim R, Whittle WL Sony Singh $500.00
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