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Ludwig Boltzmann Cluster for Cardiovascular Research to host the 2017 ESAO/ IFAO joint Congress.

The Ludwig Boltzmann Cluster for Cardiovascular Research will host the 44th annual conference of the European Society of Artificial Organs (ESAO) and the 7th biennial conference of the International Federation for Artificial Organs (IFAO) in Vienna.

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Prof. Moscato wins Sezai Award

Francesco Moscato won the "Sezai Innovative Research Award" at the 23rd Congress of the International Society for Rotary Blood Pumps.

The conference was held in Dubrovnik, Croatia, September 27-29, 2015. The award is sponsored by Professor Yukiyasu Sezai, former president of the Nihon University (Japan), and is given to the individual who contributes to the most innovative paper of the congress.

The title of the paper he presented is "Numerical Simulation of LVAD Hemodynamics in Less Sick Patients" F. Moscato, M. Maw, C. Gross, T. Schlöglhofer, D. Zimpfer, and H. Schima.

Heinrich Schima Fellow of the AIMBE

Heinrich Schima was elected as Fellow of the American Institute for Biomedical Engineering (AIMBE).  He is one of 20 Europeans, who have been invited as fellows since the founding of the Institute in 1992.
The introduction ceremony was held in the National Academy of Sciences in Washington DC.

H. Schima and E. Leonard at the Darwin Memorial Exhibition in the Academy of Sciences, Washington.