Luc Deliens received the G. W Hanks award on Friday the 18th of November 2022 at the PRC conference in Aarhus, Denmark. The award is in the memory of Professor G.W Hanks – the first professor in palliative medicine in Europe.
Luc Deliens is an outstanding researcher and teacher in palliative care from Brussels, Belgium. He has published more than 540 articles, with an H-index of 62. He has degrees in sociology and human ecology, and is the founding director of End of life care research group. He is chairing the reference group on Public Health and Palliative Care of EAPC, and the co-chair of EAPC research network.
He has successfully led and contributed to several EU collaborative for research in palliative care. And, inspiring and giving young researchers the possibility and platform for a carrier in palliative care research.
At the PRC seminar 2022 Luc Deliens presented the following lecture:
“How to create more capacity for palliative care in the society”
Marianne Hjermstad gave her abstract presentation on November 17 2022 in Aarhus, Denmark: “PALLiON – a cluster RCT on palliative and oncology care with a patient-centred care pathway in the intervention arm”
Olav E. Yri presented “QoL of patients with Brain Metastases” at the PRC seminar November 18 2022.
Tonje Lundeby presented November 18 2022 one of the chosen abstracts at the PRC seminar about “Living with Brain Metastases – a longitudinal qualitative study of patient experiences from time of diagnosis"
“The role of inflammation in development of malnutrition in advanced caner” – an abstract presentation was given by Asta Bye November 18 2022