EAU24 Award Winners

From the EAU Crystal Matula Award for a young promising European urologist to the EAU Willy Gregoir Medal, from the EAU Prostate Cancer Research Award to the Best Abstract Awards; the EAU annually bestows prestigious awards on pioneering, renowned urologists. This page is designed to honour those urologists. Please have a look at all the EAU24 award winners.

EAU Willy Gregoir Medal
Nicolas Mottet

N. Mottet

St. Etienne, France

For a significant contribution to the development of the urological
specialty in Europe

EAU Frans Debruyne Life Time Achievement Award
Chris Chapple

C.R. Chapple

Sheffield, United Kingdom

For a longstanding and important contribution to the activities
and development of the EAU

EAU Crystal Matula Award
EAU Crystal Matula Award

G. Gandaglia

Milan, Italy

For a young promising European urologist

Supported by LABORIE

EAU Innovators in Urology Award

P. Dasgupta

London, United Kingdom

For inventions and clinical contributions which have had a major impact on influencing the treatment and/or diagnosis of a urological disease

EAU Ernest Desnos Prize

J. Mattelaer

Kortrijk, Belgium

For extraordinary contributions to the History of Urology

EAU Hans Marberger Award

D. D’Andrea

Vienna, Austria

For the best European paper published on Minimally Invasive Surgery in Urology

En Bloc Versus Conventional Resection of Primary Bladder Tumor (eBLOC): A Prospective, Multicenter, Open-label, Phase 3 Randomized Controlled Trial

Supported by KARL STORZ SE & CO.KG

EAU Prostate Cancer Research Award

I. De Vos

Rotterdam, The Netherlands

For the best paper published on clinical or experimental studies in prostate

A Detailed Evaluation of the Effect of Prostate-specific Antigen–based Screening on Morbidity and Mortality of Prostate Cancer: 21-year Follow-up Results of the Rotterdam Section of the European Randomised Study of Screening for Prostate Cancer


EAU Patient Advocacy Medal of Excellence

E. Briers

Hasselt, Belgium

For effective advocacy and a positive impact on European urology

New EAU Honorary Members

H. Abol-Enein

Mansoura, Egypt

J. Rassweiler

Krems, Austria

Best Papers published in Urological Literature Award

Best Paper on Fundamental Research

Non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer molecular subtypes predict differential response to intravesical Bacillus Calmette-Guérin

C. de Jong, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Best Paper on Clinical Research

Atezolizumab With or Without Radiotherapy for Advanced Squamous Cell Carcinoma of the Penis (The PERICLES Study): A Phase II Trial

H. de Vries, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Best Papers published in European Urology® Awards

Best Clinical Paper

Phase 2 Single-arm Trial of Primary Retroperitoneal Lymph Node Dissection in Patients with Seminomatous Testicular Germ Cell Tumors with Clinical Stage IIA/B (PRIMETEST)
Eur Urol 2023 Jul;84(1):25-31. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2022.10.021
A. Hiester, Düsseldorf, Germany

Supported by ELSEVIER

Best Translational Paper

Spatial Immunephenotypes of Distant Metastases but not Matched Primary Urothelial Carcinomas Predict Response to Immune Checkpoint Inhibition
Eur Urol 2023 Feb;83(2):133-142. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2022.10.020
F. Erlmeier, Erlangen, Germany

Supported by ELSEVIER

Young Investigator Award

Genetic Architecture of Azoospermia—Time to Advance the Standard of Care
Eur Urol 2023 May;83(5):452-462. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2022.05.011
M. Wyrwoll, Münster, Germany

Supported by ELSEVIER

Best Robotic Paper

Three-dimensional Virtual Models of the Kidney with Colored Perfusion Regions: A New Algorithm-based Tool for Optimizing the Clamping Strategy During Robot-assisted Partial Nephrectomy
Eur Urol2023 Oct;84(4):418-425. doi: 10.1016/j.eururo.2023.04.005
D. Amparore, Candiolo, Italy


European Urology® Awards

Ambassador Award

Z. Kirkali, North Potomac, United States of America
M. Menon, Detroit, United States of America

Platinum Awards

P. Albers, Düsseldorf, Germany
A. Alcaraz, Barcelona, Spain
S. Carlsson, New York, United States of America
F. Saad, Brossard, Canada

Reviewers of the Year 2023

A. Ahmad, Toronto, Canada
M. Baboudjian, Marseille, France
T. Van den Broeck, Putte, Belgium
F. Greco, Bergamo, Italy
L. Moris, Leuven, Belgium

Best Abstract Awards Oncology

First prize

PSMA-PET guided intensification of salvage radiotherapy after radical prostatectomy:
A phase 2 randomized controlled trial
Abstract Nr. AM24-1239
C. Belliveau, Montréal, Canada

Second prize

25-year outcomes for men on active surveillance after screen detected prostate cancer in the Göteborg-1 trial
Abstract Nr. AM24-2851
E. Palmstedt, Gothenburg, Sweden

Third prize

A patient-derived bladder cancer organoid biobank for translational research and precision oncology
Abstract Nr. AM24-4545
M. Garioni, Basel, Switzerland

Best Abstract Awards Non-Oncology

First prize

PUrE RCT 1: Clinical and cost-effectiveness of flexible ureterorenoscopy and extracorporeal shockwave lithotripsy for lower pole stones ≤10 mm
Abstract Nr. AM24-5150
O. Wiseman, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Second prize

LIM kinase inhibitor: A novel pharmacological strategy in the treatment of mixed symptoms in mixed LUTS?
Abstract Nr. AM24-2851
Q. Yu, Guangzhou, China

Third prize

Efficacy and safety of mirabegron compared with solifenacin in treatment of non-neurogenic voiding dysfunction in children: A randomized controlled trial
Abstract Nr. AM24-0859
I. Mansour, Mansoura, Egypt

Best Abstract by Residents-in-Urology Awards

First prize

The Trans-Atlantic recommendations for prostate gland evaluation with MRI after focal therapy (TARGET) international consensus recommendations
Abstract Nr. AM24-1751
A. Light, London, United Kingdom

Second prize

Duration of untreated ED is associated with overall impoverishment of male sexual function
Abstract Nr. AM24-1938
F. Belladelli, Milan, Italy

Third prize

Water vs. Water II 5-year update: comparing aquablation therapy for benign prostatic hyperplasia in 30-80 cc and 80-150 cc prostates
Abstract Nr. AM24-1820
M. Berjaoui, Toronto, Canada

European Urological Scholarship Programme Awards

Best Scholar Basic Research

Radical prostatectomy for high-risk and oligometastatic prostate cancer: histopathological assessment, novel imaging techniques, and pathogenic gene mutations
P. Rajwa, Kleszczów, Poland

Best Scholar Clinical Research

A population study evaluating biochemical recurrence patterns after primary curative treatment for Prostate cancer
U. Falagario, Bari, Italy

Best Video Awards

First prize

Feasibility of image-guided navigation during robotic-assisted surgery: A prospective study
L. Aguilera Saiz, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Second prize

A preliminary experience with metaverse surgical planning for robotic partial nephrectomy
E. Checcucci, Candiolo, Italy

Third prize

Robot-assisted radical cystectomy with ureterocutaneostomy: Surgical technique, perioperative and oncologic outcomes
L. Misuraca, Rome, Italy

Young Academic Urologists Awards

Best Paper by YAU

Effectiveness of endourological management of ureteral stenosis in kidney transplant patients: EAU-YAU kidney transplantation working group collaboration

A. Territo, Barcelona, Spain

Best Abstract by YAU

Fluid dynamics within the renal cavities during endoscopic stone surgery: Does the position of the flexible ureteroscope and ureteral access sheath affect the outflow rate?

A. Tsaturyan, Yerevan, Armenia

Best Reviewer YAU

R. Pichler, Innsbruck, Austria

Best Patient Poster Awards

First Prize

Does video-based informed consent influence peri-operative experiences in patients who had undergone renal cancer surgery?
Abstract Nr. AP24-0026
M. Marchetti, London, United Kingdom

Second Prize

How can patients be better supported when deciding on localised kidney cancer treatment?
Abstract Nr. AP24-0024
K. Beyer, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Third Prize

Patient treatment experience in prostate cancer: Findings from a web-based survey
Abstract Nr. AP24-0023
S. Moneer, Alexandria, USA

René Küss Prize

C. Larose

Laxou, France

Assessment of compliance with recommendations for the use of renal infusion machines and the consequences of their non-application

Helmut Haas Award

H-W. Chen

Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Screening for Clinically Significant Nephrolithiasis Based on Simple Health Checkup
Clinical and Urine Parameters in General Populations: Machine Learning Models and
Multi-hospital Study

For an overview of award winners of the 24th International Meeting of the European Association of Urology Nurses (EAUN24), please visit this page.

For an overview of the EAU23 award winners, please visit this page.