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Awards honor accomplishments, papers, presentations, posters, video
Dr. Shota Takano (left) accepts the ASCRS Barton Hoexter, MD, Best Video Award from President Dr. Alan Thorson.   Diseases of the Colon and Rectum Editor-in-Chief Dr. Robert Madoff (right) presents the Robert W. Beart, MD, Impact Paper of the Year Award to Dr. Dana Hayden.
Dr. Shota Takano (left) accepts the ASCRS Barton Hoexter, MD, Best Video Award from President Dr. Alan Thorson.  

Diseases of the Colon and Rectum Editor-in-Chief Dr. Robert Madoff (right) presents the Robert W. Beart, MD, Impact Paper of the Year Award to Dr. Dana Hayden.

Following is a summary of major awards and fellowships.

Basic Science – Podium

  • Harry E. Bacon Foundation Award, Molecular Imaging of Dysplasia and Cancer Using Fluorescent Lectins, Trevor Yeung, MA, MBBS, L. Wang, J. East, N. Mortensen, W. Bodmer, Oxford, United Kingdom

Clinical – Podium

  • The Michigan Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Award, Near 100% Prevention Rates of Anal Carcinoma Achieved with High-Resolution Anoscopy-Guided Ablation of High-Grade Dysplasia, Stephen E. Goldstone, MD, A. Johnstone, E. Moshier, A. Goldstone, New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA
  • The New York Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons A. W. Martin Marino, Sr., MD Award, Epigenomic Characterization of Locally Advanced Stage Anal Cancer: An RTOG 98-11 Specimen Study, Erin M. Siegel, PhD, MPH, S. Eschrich, K. Winter, B. Riggs, A. Ajidahun, A. Berglund, J. Simko, J. Ajani, A. Magliocco, A. Elahi, D. Coppola, D. Shibata, Tampa, FL; Philadelphia, PA; San Francisco, CA; Houston, TX
  • The Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Award, A Prospective, Multicenter, Randomized-Controlled, Third Party-Blinded Study of the Strattice® Fascial Inlay for Parastomal Reinforcement in Patients Undergoing Surgery for Permanent Abdominal Wall Ostomies (PRISM), David E. Beck, MD, J. Fleshman, S. Wexner, N. Ellis, J. Bauer, N. Hyman, P. Fleshner, V. George, New Orleans, LA; Dallas, TX; Weston, FL; Mobile, AL; New York, NY; Burlington, VT; Los Angeles, CA, Indianapolis, IN
  • The Piedmont Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Award, Laparoscopic Lower GI Surgical Trials with Nonsignificant Results: An Assessment of Reporting and Interpretation of the Primary Outcomes, Sunil V. Patel, MD, J. Choi, S. Chadi, P. Colquhoun, London, ON, Canada

Basic Science – Poster

  • The New Jersey Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Award, DNA Mismatch Repair Defects Do Not Account for the Majority of Newly Diagnosed Young-onset Colorectal Cancers, Y. Nancy You, MD, B. Bednarski, G. Chang, S. Khose, S. Nguyen, B. Feig, J. Skibber, M. Rodriguez-Bigas, Houston, TX

Clinical – Poster

  • The Southern California Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Award, Improving Quality of Life for People with Incurable Large Bowel Obstruction: RCT of Colonic Stent Insertion, Christopher J. Young, MBMS, K. De-Loyde, J. Young, M. Solomon, E. Chew, C. Byrne, I. Faragher; Sydney, NSW, Australia; Camperdown, NSW, Australia; Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Best Video

  • The ASCRS Barton Hoexter, MD, Best Video Award, Gracilis Transposition for Complex Perineal Fistulas: Rectovaginal Fistula and Rectourethral Fistula Shota Takano, MD, M. Boutros, S. Wexner, Weston, FL

2013 ASCRS Best Paper Award, Watch and Wait Approach Following Extended Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation for Distal Rectal Cancer: Are We Getting Closer to Anal Cancer Management? Angelita Habr-Gama, MD, PhD, R. Perez, J. Sabbaga, P. Aguilar, J. Gama-Rodrigues, W. Nadalin, I. Procurshim, P. Lynn, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2013 ASCRS Traveling Fellow Award, Tumor Scatter after Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer: Are We Dealing with an Invisible Margin? Dana M. Hayden, MD, S. Jakate, M. Mora Pinzon, D. Giusto, A. Francescatti, M. Brand, T. Saclarides, Chicago, IL

The Robert W. Beart, MD, Impact Paper of the Year Award, Tumor Scatter after Neoadjuvant Therapy for Rectal Cancer: Are We Dealing with an Invisible Margin? Dana M. Hayden, MD, S. Jakate, M. Mora Pinzon, D. Giusto, A. Francescatti, M. Brand, T. Saclarides, Chicago, IL

The Victor W. Fazio, MD, MS Award for Editorial Excellence, In recognition of his outstanding work on behalf of Diseases of the Colon and Rectum, Bard Cosman, MD, San Diego, CA

2013 Research Forum "Works In Progress" Award, Rapamycin Inhibition of Polyposis in a Mouse Model of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis is Associated with Effects on APC-Mutant Colon Epithelial Cell Proliferation and Differentiation, Karin M. Hardiman, MD, PhD, J. Liu, Y. Feng, E. Fearon, Ann Arbor, MI