EUROSON 2017 EFSUMB Young Investigator Prize Winners
07 February 2018 (online)
First Prize – Clinical Presentation Matteo Garcovich – Italy
Joint First Prize – Technical Presentation
Ruud JG van Sloun – The Netherlands
Maria Theodorou – UK
Matteo Garcovich received his medical degree at the “A. Gemelli” Hospital in Rome. He later became an Internal Medicine Specialist and obtained a PhD at the same University, having spent a year as a clinical research fellow at the Royal Free Hospital (London, UK) during his speciality training. In the last years he (co-) authored 27 publications in ISI journals and has won several Young Investigator awards at the annual conferences of EASL, UEG and SIUMB. His main fields of interest include liver elastography, contrast-enhanced ultrasound and portal hypertension. He speaks Italian, German and English and has, collaterally, an academic degree in Violin.