We are happy to announce that Invivox trainer, Prof. Alain Cribier, has been nominated for the Lefoulon-Delande Grand Prize from the Foundation de l’Institute de France. The former Head of the Cardiology Department and the current Director of the Medical Training Center at the CHU in Rouen, France has had an illustrious career in cardiology.
In 1985, Prof. Alain Cribier invented a balloon dilatation technique of the calcified aortic stenosis, which led his implantation of to the world’s first balloon aortic valvuloplasty in 2002. Today we are honored to say that Prof. Cribier is teaching his TAVI technique with the help of Invivox.
The Lefoulon-Delalande Foundation’s Grand Prix Scientifique is awarded each year to a scientific personality who has made an important scientific contribution in cardiovascular physiology, biology or medicine. The 2016 Prize was awarded jointly to Elisabetta Dejana, FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology Foundation in Milan, who made major advances in understanding mechanisms that maintain vascular integrity and control vascular permeability and tumor angiogenesis and to Elisabeth Tournier-Lasserve, UFR of Médecine Paris Diderot-Paris 7, who significantly contributed to the clinical and molecular characterization of several diseases of small cerebral arteries and cerebral vascular dysplasia.
The 2017 Lefoulon-Delalande Foundation’s Grand Prix Scientifique will be awarded on June 7th, 2017. So, get trained now by Prof. Cribier and stay tuned for the official prize winner.