15 March 2021
Medicina | 2021 Young Investigator Award Winners

We are pleased to announce the winners of the Medicina 2021 Young Investigator Award, Dr. Veeru Kasivisvanathan and Dr. Andrea Cortegiani.

Dr. Veeru Kasivisvanathan

The 2021 Medicina Young Investigator Award is firstly granted to Dr. Veeru Kasivisvanathan, an Academic Urologist at University College London, UK, whose research focuses on prostate cancer. His work, which supports prostate MRI as an upfront diagnostic test in men with suspected prostate cancer, has contributed to the first main change in the way that we diagnose the disease for 30 years. His remarkable career achievements have led to major advancement in the field of medicine.



Dr. Andrea Cortegiani

The 2021 Medicina Young Investigator Award is also granted to Dr. Andrea Cortegiani, Assistant Professor at the Department of Surgical Oncological and Oral Science at the University of Palermo, Italy, and anesthesiologist at the Department of Anesthesia Intensive Care and Emergency at the University Hospital Policlinico Paolo Giaccone, Palermo, Italy. Dr. Cortegiani has demonstrated strong expertise in research methodology and has produced significant advances in the fields of infections and sepsis in critically ill patients, noninvasive respiratory support and ethics in publishing.


The award consists of 2000 Swiss Francs and a waiver of the 1500 Swiss Francs article processing fee for a manuscript accepted for publication in Medicina.

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