Journal Best Paper Award

This prize awards the best UEG Journal article

With this award we recognise the first named author of the best original scientific research, published in UEG Journal in the past year. 


Target group

First named authors of submitted articles to UEG Journal.

Journal Best Paper Awardee 2019 Liat Gutin

Journal Best Paper Awardee 2020 - Andrew Wisniewski

The current Journal Best Paper Awardee is Andrew Wisniewski, as the first author of the winning article: Increased incidence of systemic serious viral infections in patients with inflammatory bowel disease associates with active disease and use of thiopurines

Andrew Wisniewski is a gastroenterologist at the Hôpital Charles-Lemoyne of the University of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. He attended medical school at the University of Szeged.

Following his residencies in gastroenterology and internal medicine at the University of Montreal, Canada, he completed an IBD fellowship with Dr Laurent Beaugerie at Sorbonne University. 

Andrew Wisniewski received the award during the UEG Week Virtual session, “Good Morning UEG Week” on October 13, 2020. Watch the recording on YouTube!

Journal Best Paper Awardee 2020 Wisniewski

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Best papers of previous years

2018 - Joaquín Cubiella
Complexo Hospitalario Universitario de Ourense, Spain.
First author of the winning article: Correlation between adenoma detection rate in colonoscopy- and fecal immunochemical testing-based colorectal cancer screening programs

2017 - Clive H. Wilder-Smith
Department of Preventive, Restorative and Paediatric Dentistry Bern University, Switzerland.
First author of the winning article: Gastro-oesophageal reflux is common in oligosymptomatic patients with dental erosion: A pH-impedance and endoscopic study
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2016 - Tara Raftery
National Children's Research Centre, Our Lady's Children's Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
First author of the winning article: Effects of vitamin D supplementation on intestinal permeability, cathelicidin and disease markers in Crohn’s disease: Results from a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled study

2015 - Asbjørn Christophersen
Centre for Immune Regulation, University of Oslo, Norway.
First author of the the winning article: Tetramer-visualized gluten-specific CD4+ T cells in blood as a potential diagnostic marker for coeliac disease without oral gluten challenge

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