ISEV Special Awards

The ISEV Special Achievement Award is presented each year at the ISEV annual meeting for outstanding contributions to EV science and/or ISEV. Other special awards are conferred as seen fit by the ISEV board and annual meeting organizers.

Special Achievement Awards

2013

Jan Lotvall for his service as the first ISEV President
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.3402/jev.v2i0.23070

2014

Clotilde Théry, Yong Song Gho, and Peter Quesenberry for their service as the first Editor-in-Chief team of Journal of Extracellular Vesicles (JEV)

2015

Xandra Breakefield for her discoveries in the area of cancer EVs and extracellular RNA

2016

Ermanno Bonucci and H. Clarke Anderson for their work on bone matrix EVs

2017

Phil Stahl for his discoveries of exosome release pathways
https://source.wustl.edu/2017/09/stahl-honored-research-society/

2018

Graça Raposo for her contributions to the science of EV biogenesis and immunology

2019

Marca Wauben for recognition of her extraordinary service to EV science and to ISEVTakahiro Ochiya for his “sustained contributions in leading the field in cancer and RNA extracellular biology research and as a mentor to younger researchers.”
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1080/20013078.2019.1620080

2020

Andrew Hill for his service as President of ISEV from 2016-2020Edit Buzas for "major contributions to the EV field and to ISEV" including as Education Chair from 2016-2020
https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/jev2.12021

2021

Kenneth Witwer for his major achievements in promoting rigor and standardization and for disseminating EV science, as chair of ISEV Science and Meetings, coordinator of MISEV 2018, and creator of the EVClub online.

2022

Rienk Nieuwlandfor his relentless efforts in the rigor and standardization initiatives brought from hematology/cardiovascular microparticle experience into the EV field.

Esther Nolte-'t Hoenfor her sustained efforts for education on EVs (EMBO course co-organization) and for bridging the EV, immunology and virology fields.

Guillaume van Niel for his sustained efforts for education on EVs (EMBO course co-organization) and for pioneering approaches and models for in vivo imaging of EVs.  

Other Special Awards

  • 2016 Lifetime Membership Awards to Jan Lotvall and Margareta Sjostrand
  • 2016 Education Award Recipient: Cecilia Lässer for her coordination of the first MOOC
  • 2020 Special Education Award: Carolina Soekmadji for her coordination of the second ISEV MOOC
  • 2021 Early/Mid-Career Award: An Hendrix for major contributions to science, scientific rigor, and the EV community, including the EV-TRACK knowledgebase and EMBO course organization
  • 2021 Special Translation Award: Johan Skog for development and commercialization of EV-based biomarker tests