The first Helmut Vinazzer award was handed over on May 1st, 2000 in Homburg, Germany to F. H. Herrmann, L. Salazar-Sanchez, G. Jimmez-Aru, K. Wulff, R. Grimm, G. Schuster, M. Chavez, W. Schröder (Institute for Human Genetics, Greifswald, Germany and. San José, Costa Rica) for their poster presentation on „Molecular risk factors for venous and arterial thrombosis – prevalence of mutations/polymorphism of FII, FV, FVII, FXII, FXIII, MTHRF and ACE in Germany and different ethnic groups of Costa Rica“.
The second prize was awarded on April 20th, 2002 in Perugia to H.P. Klöcking, N. Mahr, R. Klöcking und K.H. Heise (Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology and Institute for Antiviral Chemotherapy, University of Jena; Institute of Radiochemistry, Research Center Rossendorf, Germany) for their poster “Effects of eptifibatide and anticoagulants on thrombin generation and platelet aggregation at high and low coagulant challenge in-vitro”.
The third Helmut Vinazzer prize was handed over on June 5th, 2004 in St. Petersburg, Russia to O. Zemlyanskaya, E. Titaeva, A. Dobrovolsky, V. Masenko, I. Levitskiy, A. Samko, E. Panchenko (Moscow Medical Academy and Russian Cardiology Research Center, Moscow, Russia) for their poster presentation on “Markers of inflammation and thrombin generation in patients with restenosis after percutaneous coronary interventions”.
The fourth prize was awarded on May 16th, 2009 in Belgrade, Serbia to M. Mitrović-Vasiljević, N. Suvajdžić, I. Elezović, P. Miljić, Z. Šumarac, D. Janić, M. Đorđević, M. Petakov, I. Đunić, P. Rodić (Institute of Hematology, Institute of Medical Biochemstry and Institute of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Disease of Metabolism, CCS; University Children Hospital; Medical and Child Health Care Institute “Dr Vukan Čupić”; Belgrade, Serbia) for their poster presentation on “Platelet function and coagulation abnormalities in type 1 Gaucher patient”.
The seventh prize was awarded on May 15th, 2015 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina to two groups of authors: E. Suljovic-Hadzimesic, A. Hadzic, E. Hasanagic, M. Vila (Clinic of Haematology, Clinical Cener University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hezegovina) for their poster presentation on “Quality of life in hemophilia and von Willebrand disease patients in Bosnia and Herzegovina” and R. Kotlin, E. Ceznerova, J. Stikarova, O. Pastva, J. Suttnar, M. Mejzrova, P. Salaj, J. E. Dyr (Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Prague, Czech Republic) for their presentation “Genetic abnormalities in fibrinogen AA chain in childhood”