2018 TERMIS SYIS and Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers Best Research Article Awards

On behalf of Mary Ann Liebert, Inc, publishers and TERMIS SYIS, it is our pleasure to announce the recipients of the 2018 TERMIS SYIS and Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., publishers Best Research Article Awards. We would like to thank the TERMIS SYIS AP, EU, and AM chapters who assisted with the coordination of the first, second, and third place awards.

The 2018 Recipients, who will be recognized at the 2018 TERMIS World Congress are:

1st place ($1,000 USD)

The Tissue-Engineered Vascular Graft—Past, Present, and Future
Samand Pashneh-Tala, Sheila MacNeil, Frederik Claeyssens
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ten.teb.2015.0100

2nd place ($600 USD)

Bone Morphogenetic Protein-2, But Not Mesenchymal Stromal Cells, Exert Regenerative Effects on Canine and Human Nucleus Pulposus Cells
Frances C. Bach, Alberto Miranda-Bedate, Ferdi W.M. van Heel, Frank M. Riemers, Margot C.M.E. Müller, Laura B. Creemers, Keita Ito, Karin Benz, Björn P. Meij, and Marianna A. Tryfonidou
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ten.tea.2016.0251

3rd place ($300 USD)

A Degenerative/Proinflammatory Intervertebral Disc Organ Culture: An Ex Vivo Model for Anti-inflammatory Drug and Cell Therapy
Graciosa Q. Teixeira, Antje Boldt, Ines Nagl, Catarina Leite Pereira, Karin Benz, Hans-Joachim Wilke, Anita Ignatius, Mário A. Barbosa, Raquel M. Gonçalves, and Cornelia
Neidlinger-Wilke
https://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/ten.tec.2015.0195