1. DDW Poster of Distinction. Upper Esophageal Sphincter Compliance and “Somatization” Are Independently Associated With Symptom Levels in Globus Patients. Digestive Disease Week 2011, May 7-10 2011, Chicago IL, USA.
  2. Highly recommended poster. Anorectal Dysfunction Phenotypes in IBD: Manometric, Sensorimotor and Endosonographic Components. The 5th European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization Congress, February 25-27 2010, Prague, Czech Republic.
  3. Young Investigator’s αnd Travel Award. Candidate Genes Associated with Satiation and Gastric Motor Function in Overweight and Obesity: A Pilot Genotype-Endophenotype Study”. Neurogastroenterology and Motility 2009 Joint International Meeting, August 29, 2009, Hilton Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  4. Best oral presentation award. Accuracy of Endoanal Ultrasound in the Preoperative Assessment of Perianal Fistulae, 2nd Hellenic Congress of the Hellenic Society of Colon and Anal Surgery, Ioannina, Greece, 10-12/5/2007.