The nominees were evaluated by a Jury composed of experts who have provided outstanding leadership in the field of cardiology during their long career.
Mara Lorenzi MD (Panel Chairman), Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School, Senior Scientist and George and Frances Levin Scholar in Diabetic Retinopathy, Schepens Eye Research Institute Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Boston, MA, USA;
Ignatios Ikonomidis MD, Ph.D., FESC, Assistant Professor in Cardiology, Director of the Laboratory of Preventive Cardiology, 2nd Cardiology Department, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens Attikon University Hospital, Athens, Greece;
Can Ince Ph. D., Professor of Clinical Physiology, Dept. of Translational Physiology, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Dept. of Intensive Care Adults, Erasmus MC University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands