ECTS Philippe Bordier
Nominations are now open until 30 November 2021.
Doctor Philippe Bordier (1927-1977) contributed significantly to the bone field by developing bone histomorphometry, which he applied to the analysis of several bone diseases. His work and dynamism in science has been recognised in Europe and United States.
The award is for €1000 (Euros) and is announced during the ECTS annual congress.
The ECTS Philippe Bordier Clinical Award is open to individuals who have made a significant clinical contribution to the field of bone and calcified tissue.
ECTS Board members are not eligible to this award during term of office in the ECTS Board.
The Call for Nominations for the 2021 Philippe Bordier Award is now open until 30 November 2021.
Nominees must be nominated and seconded by ECTS members, via the online form.
All nominations are reviewed by an independent panel of reviewers. The final decision is based on the marks and comments from the reviewers and any conflicts of interest are identified and dealt with appropriately.
Winner of the 2021 Bordier Award
Congratulations to Prof Jens Bollerslev, University of Oslo, Faculty of Medicine, Oslo, Norway, recipient of the 2021 Philippe Bordier Award presented during the ECTS Annual General Meeting 2021.
For a full list of previous Award recipients, please visit the Previous Grants section.
Professor Jens Bollerslev has contributed significantly to research within the bone field for more than 30 years. Jens did his doctoral thesis on clinical and hormonal aspects of autosomal dominant osteopetrosis in 1990 and has then help to improve our understanding of a large number of bone diseases and calcium metabolic disorders, including effects on bone of different endocrine
diseases and solid organ transplantation. He is the founder of the Scandinavian Investigation on Primary Hyperparathyroidism a large randomized trial on effects of parathyroidectomy in mild primary hyperparathyroidism, as well as Professor Bollerslev has initiated the development of guidelines on treatment of chronic hypoparathyroidism. He has put lots of effort into the education of young endocrinologist – most recently by chairing the PARAT project aiming to address unmet therapeutic, educational and scientific needs in parathyroid disorders. Jens has supervised 21 PhD-students and published more than 300 scientific papers, which have been cited more than 12,000 times making Professor Bollerslev an obvious winner of the ECTS Philippe Bordier Clinical Award.