As Editor-in-Chief of Medical Sciences, on behalf of the Travel Award 2017 Committee, it is my pleasure to announce that the winner of the 2017 Medical Sciences Travel Award is Dr. Marie-Helene Guertin.
Marie-Helene Guertin holds a PhD in Epidemiology in the field of breast cancer screening. She is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher at the Oncology Unit of CHU Québec Research Center, Laval University, where she is performing randomized controlled trials, testing nutritional interventions on prostate cancer progression. During her PhD, she has co-authored seven articles in international peer-reviewed journals, has been awarded several prizes and has attended conferences to give both oral and poster presentations.
On behalf of Medical Sciences, she will be awarded 600 Swiss Francs to attend the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), that will be held June 1–5 2018 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. There, she will present her work on “Effects of a dietary intervention to increase omega-3 Intake, compared to dutasteride, in men with lowrisk prostate cancer under active surveillance: preliminary results on fatty acids intake and fatty acids profiles of red blood cells and prostate tissue”.
Prof. Dr. Antoni Torres