Ludwig researcher Sarah De Val has won the 2017 Werner Risau Early Career Investigator Award in Vascular Biology. Her paper “An Intronic Flk1 Enhancer Directs Arterial-Specific Expression via RBPJ-Mediated Venous Repression” was selected as the most outstanding paper published during 2016 in the journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, in the area of vascular biology. Congratulations to Sarah!