WINNER: 2018 MAIMONIDES BEST PUBLISHED ORIGINAL RESEARCH PRIZE
Short-term Outcomes in Patients with Carcinoma of the Esophagus and Gastroesophageal Junction Receiving Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy or Chemoradiation before Surgery. A Prospective Study
Syed Nusrath, Subramanyeshwar Rao Thammineedi, K. V. Vijaya Narsimha Raju, Sujit Chyau Patnaik, Satish Pawar, Ayyagari Santa, Senthil J. Rajappa, Krishna Mohan Mallavarapu, Krishnam Raju, and Sudha Murthy
Comparison of Clinical Characteristics and Prognosis in Patients with Right- and Left-sided Infective Endocarditis
Vered Stavi, Evgenia Brandstaetter, Iftach Sagy, Sabina Sapunar, Roman Nevzorov, Carmi Bartal, and Leonid Barski
Comparison of Postoperative Analgesia in Patients Undergoing Ileostomy Closure with and Without Dual Transversus Abdominis Plane (TAP) Block: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Abhijit Nair, Veena Enagandula Amula, Vibhavari Naik, Praveen Kumar Kodisharapu, Anne Poornachand, Shyam Prasad, Mohammed Salman Saifuddin, and Basanth Kumar Rayani
The Hologenome Concept of Evolution: Medical Implications
Eugene Rosenberg and Ilana Zilber-Rosenberg
Management of Breathlessness in Palliative Care: Inhalers and Dyspnea—A Literature Review
Helen Senderovich and Akash Yendamuri
Gluten in Celiac Disease—More or Less?
Inna Spector Cohen, Andrew S. Day, and Ron Shaoul
Achalasia: Insights into Diagnostic and Therapeutic Advances for an Ancient Disease
Amir Mari, Kalp Patel, Mahmud Mahamid, Tawfik Khoury, and Marcella Pesce
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Best Published Original Research Prize
We are pleased to announce the awardee of the 2018 Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize, Dr. Louise Kezerle for the manuscript entitled “A Population-based Study of Peripartum Cardiomyopathy in Southern Israel: Are Bedouin Women a New High-risk Group?” with co-authors Iftach Sagy, Leah Shalev, Offer Erez, and Leonid Barski.
The award ceremony will be announced in due course.
About the Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize
The Editorial Board of Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal established The Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize in 2017 in order to advance and promote publication of quality original research.
A prize of US$1,000 is awarded to the first author of the best research article published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal for the previous year. Adjudication is by the RMMJ Original Research Publication Advisory Committee. The prize is awarded in January of the year following publication, for the best research article published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal in the previous year. An award ceremony is held at Rambam Health Care Campus.
All Original Research articles published in Rambam Maimonides Medical Journal from January through December of each year, including online first articles, are eligible for The Maimonides Best Published Original Research Prize.
All papers must be submitted to the journal according to the Instructions for Authors posted on our website.
Adjudication criteria will be take into account a number of factors including: originality and innovativeness of the research; practical application of the research; importance and timeliness of the paper in relation to current research trends; scientific, methodological, and data quality; and translational relevance.
The prize will be awarded in the following year of publication (for example, 2018 for papers published in 2017; 2019 for papers published in 2018; etc.).
The prize (US$1,000) will be awarded to the first author of the paper.
The prize will be presented during a ceremony at Rambam Health Care Campus in Haifa, Israel.
This Issue is Dedicated to the Memory of Dr. May Arieli—A Beloved Pediatrician, Mother and Wife