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 ESIM Award

Heel Award 2015

presented at ECIM 2015 Global Summit on Integrative Medicine and Healthcare
on September 26th in Greater Copenhagen, Denmark
by Dr. Konstantin Cesnulevicus, MD Medical Science Liasion for Heel GmbH
and Professor Stefan Willich, MD University of Berlin Charité

Heel Award 2015 Review Committee:
Prof. Stefan Willich, MD (GE) University of Berlin Charité
Prof. Michael Heinrich (UK) UCL School of Pharmacy, Univ. London
Prof. Gustav Dobos, MD (GE) Universität Duisburg-Essen
Prof. Torkel Falkenberg (SE) Karolinska Institut
Prof. Cardini (IT) Health and Social Agency of Emilia Romagna Region, Bologna


 Prize First Author Title
Clinical research prize 1:  

Fan Qu, MD, PhD
Zhejiang University
Women’s Hospital / School of Medicine


Auricular Acupressure Reduces Anxiety
Levels and Improves Outcomes of in Vitro
Fertilization: A Prospective, Randomized and Controlled Study

Clinical research prize 2: Maria Arman, Johanna Hök
Department of Neuroscience, Care Sciences and Society
Karolinska Institutet
Self-care follows from compassionate care – chronic pain
patients’ experience of integrative rehabilitation
Basis research prize: Jeanne Drisko, MD CNS, FACN
Board Certified Integrative Medicine
Director, KU Integrative Medicine
Riordan Endowed Professor of Orthomolecular Medicine
University of Kansas Medical Center

High-Dose Parenteral Ascorbate Enhanced Chemosensitivity of
Ovarian Cancer and Reduced Toxicity of Chemotherapy

Acknowledgement: Tobias Sundberg, MD PhD
Department of Neuroscience, Care Sciences and Society,

Karolinska Institutet
Integrative medicine for back and neck pain: Exploring cost-effectiveness
alongside a randomized clinical pilot trial


The European Society of Integrative Medicine (ESIM)  innovative award “Excellence in Integrative Medicine Research Award” is generously supported by Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH. This international prize recognizes innovative and excellent scientific projects in the field of integrative medicine (cooperation of conventional and complementary medicine). Two categories are rewarded sharing a total prize of 20.000 Euro: basic research and clinical research.
To qualify for this award, nominators must submit one scientific manuscript either published or accepted for publication in an indexed peer-reviewed journal during the years 2014 or 2015. The award winning manuscripts were selected by an independent committee of international scientists upon the following 3 criteria: innovation, level of relevance and scientific excellence. The Award ceremony took place in Greater Copenhagen, Denmark during the 8th European Congress for Integrative Medicine, on September 26th, 2015.

The aim of the European Society of Integrative Medicine is the advancement of science, research, education and further training, support for medical care and providing advice on policy in the realm of integrative medicine. This includes holding scientific events and conducting dialogue with professional health care and public health associations and institutions.
Biologische Heilmittel Heel GmbH is a pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and distributes medicines based on natural substances. The company is strongly engaged in the field of scientific research in natural healthcare and actively fosters the concept of Integrative Medicine to improve patient care and health.