CORRELATION OF SCIENCE WITH
THE ART OF SURGICAL PRACTICE

About the European Society for Surgical Research



History of the European Society for Surgical Research

The ESSR has been around since 1966. Interested in our story?

You can find it here

Awards of the Society

Are you interested to compete for one of our awards? 
Have you won an award but don't know what to do?

You can find the all information here

The ESSR Fellowship award

Are you real collaborator and want to do an international research project within the ESSR network? 
You can apply for an ESSR fellowship award.

You can find all the information here

Travelgrants for ESSR members

Some local scientific societies will award travelgrants to young researchers visiting the ESSR congresses.
Are you abe to obtain a grant?

You can find it here 

Bylaws of the society

The bylaws of our society were last updated during our 2013 Istanbul, Turkey meeting. 

You can find them here

Fellowship program of ESSR

The aim of the ESSR-FESSR program is to recognize members who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the field of surgical research as well as valuable service to the European Society for Surgical Research

You can find them here

Board Members


René Tolba
President

Inst. for Lab Animal Science and Experimental Surgery, RWTH Aachen University
Aachen, Germany
E-mail: rtolba@ukaachen.de



Thomas Hubert
Secretary General

University Hospital; Faculty of Medicine, University of Lille
Lille, France
E-mail: thubert@univ-lille2.fr



Attila Szijártó
Treasurer

1st Dep. of Surgery, Semmelweis University
Budapest, Hungary
E-mail: szijartoattila@gmail.com


Jiri Fronek
1st Vice President,
Congress President 2016 

Transplant Surgery Department, Istitute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Prague 4, Czech Republic
E-mail: jiri.fronek@ikem.cz


Ivo Post
2nd Vice President,
Congress President 2017

Dept of Surgery, Surgical Laboratory, G4-113, AMC
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
E-mail: i.c.post@amc.uva.nl


Thomas Theologou
Board member
Congress President 2015

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital, University of Liverpool 
Liverpool, United Kingdom
E-mail: thomas.theologou@gmail.com


Lisa Rancan
Board member

Faculty of Medicine, Complutense University of Madrid
Madrid, Spain
E-mail: lisaranc@ucm.es


Péter Ónody
Board member

1st Dep. of Surgery, Semmelweis University
Budapest, Hungary
E-mail: peter.onody@gmail.com


Zoltán Czigány
Junior board member

Dep. Of General, Visceral and Transplant Surgery, RWTH Aachen University
Aachen, Germany
E-mail: zczigany@ukaachen.de


Latest news

Late breaking abstracts submission now open for #ESSR2017! The European Society for Surgical Research cares about novel insights and allows for late breaking abstract submissions. Do you have the newest findings and missed our submission deadline? We will create a place for you in our congress to present and discuss your work. You can submit your abstract at www.essr2017.eu See you in Amsterdam!