Awardees at ECP 2019 Nice

Best Oral Free Paper Prizes

1st Best Oral Free Paper Prize

Integrated genomics of olfactory neuroblastoma: pathologic and therapeutic implications

2nd Best Oral Free Paper Prize

XIST promoter methylation status as putative molecular biomarker for testicular germ cell tumours

3rd Best Oral Free Paper Prize

A gene expression signature of microvascular invasion in hepatocellular carcinoma in formalin fixed-paraffin embedded biopisies

Marion Classe, France

Joao Lobo, Portugal

Aurélie Beaufrère, France

Best Poster Prizes

1st Best Poster Prize

Tumour budding seems to be independent to epithelial-mesenchymal transition in intestinal-type sinonasal adenocarcinoma

2nd Best Poster Prize

STK11 mutations are associated with lower PDL1 expression in lung adenocarcinoma and is a candidate biomarker to predict the response of immunotherapy

3rd Best Poster Prize

Elevated TCRB repertoire convergence and clonal expansion in the NSCLC tumour microenvironment of responders to anti-PD-1 monotherapy

Valeria Maffeis, Italy

Nicolas Piton, France

Ilaria Alborelli, Switzerland

George Tiniakos Award

(Best free-paper presentation in Gastrointestinal, Liver and Pancreatobiliary Pathology)

Expression of the inhibitory receptor CD94/NKG2A on CD8+ tumour-infiltrating lymphocytes in colorectal cancer: a new promising druggable immune checkpoint in a context of HLA-E/b2microglobuline overexpression by tumour cells

Céline Bossard, University Hospital Nantes, France

Pathobiology Award

Features of PLAP expression in placental structures during allogeniec pregnancy (surrogate maternity, oocyte donation) on the background of pre-eclampsia, as an indicator of exosomal trophoblast activity

Ekaterina Rudenko, Russia