european network for adrenal tumors


ENS@T Awards

The ENS@T awards are bestowed every year to the best scientific works in the field of adrenal tumours that have been accepted for publication in the preceding calender year and for the best Poster presentations at the yearly ENS@T meetings. Please see below for actual award applications possibilities and for a list of past award winners.

ENS@T Awards 2017

Applications for the 2017 ENSAT Awards are now open.

Applicable research topics will comprise scientific work on any type of adrenal tumors in four categories relevant to the pathophysiology, genetics, epidemiology, diagnosis or therapy of the disease

Four awards (€ 2000,- each), one for research on Adrenocortical Carcinoma (ACC), one for Pheochromocytoma and Paraganglioma (Pheo/PGL), one for Aldosterone Producing Adenoma (APA) and one for Non-Aldosterone Producing Adrenocortical Adenoma (NAPACA), respectively

Research has to be carried out primarily in Europe. The scientific work has to be accepted for publication in a peer-reviewed journal prior to submission. Acceptance for publication should not have taken place longer than one year before application

Applicants should not be older than 45 years at the time of application. No more than two applicants are allowed per application. Furthermore, application for more than one ENSAT award per year are not allowed.

Applicants are asked to provide the manuscript together with a cover letter, a two page CV and a signed statement that all other collaborators (if applicable) have been informed and agreed with the authors’ application (use the forms below) as PDF files to

In addition, thanks to the Paradifference Foundation, we will have an additional award dedicated to malignant pheochromocytoma and paraganglioma. More informations about requirements for this prize will be posted soon.

Deadline for all award applications is September 4th 2017.

The prizes will be awarded during the ENSAT annual meeting in Paris.

Do download the co-authors agreement forms please click on the link below which applies to your research field:

ACC_ENSAT AWARD 2017_agreement_form; PheoPGL_ENSAT AWARD 2017_agreement_form; APA_ENSAT AWARD 2017_agreement_form; NAPACA_ENSAT AWARD 2017_agreement_form.

ENS@T Awards 2016

And the winners of the ENS@T Awards and ENS@T meeting poster awards for the year 2016 are:

Bruno Allolio Award for ACC research, basic:

Coralie Drelon, Clermont-Ferrand

For the work: PKA inhibits WNT signalling in adrenal cortex zonation and prevents malignant tumour development


Bruno Allolio Award for ACC research, clinical:

Sebastien Gaujoux, Paris and Radu Mihai, Oxford

For the work:  ESES (European Society of Endocrine Surgeons) and ENSAT (European Network for the Study of Adrenal Tumors) recommendations for the surgical management of adrenocortical carcinoma

ENS@T Award basic:

Cristina Ronchi, Würzburg

For the work: Genetic landscape of sporadic unilateral adrenocortical adenomas without PRKACA p.Leu206Arg mutation

ENS@T Award clinical:

Tanja Dekkers , Amsterdam

For the work:  Adrenal vein sampling versus CT-scan to determine treatment in primary aldosteronism: an outcome-based randomized diagnostic trial

ENS@T ACC Poster Award:

Simon Garinet, Paris

For the work: Detection of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) in adrenocortical carcinoma (ACC)

ENS@T Pheo/PGL Poster Award 1:

Vanessa D’Antongiovanni, Florence

For the works: Tumor microenvironment increased the migration capabilities of murine pheochromocytoma SDHB silenced cell & Role of microenivornment on metabolic control of murine pheochromocytoma SDHB silenced cell

ENS@T Pheo/PGL Poster Award 2:

Edward Buitenwerf, Groningen

For the works: Pheochromocytoma RandomisEd Study Comparing adrenoceptor Inhibiting agents for Preoperative Treatment (PRESCRIPT) – an interim analysis

ENS@T NAPACA Poster Award: