Jung Foundation for Science and Research presents 2021 medical awards in digital form

 

Hamburg, 20 May 2021. Today, the Jung Foundation for Science and Research presents its three awards for cutting-edge medicine in the fields of metabolism, natural product research, immunology and neurology. With a total prize fund of €540,000, they are among the most highly endowed medical awards in Europe.

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Developing therapeutics for diabetes: Matthias Tschöp receives the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine 2021 for the development of therapeutics for the principal metabolic diseases

 

Hamburg, 20 May 2021. Adiposity and diabetes are two of the most widespread conditions affecting people in the world today and increase the risk of severe Covid-19 as well as other illnesses such as cancer. Professor Dr. med. Dr. h. c. Matthias H. Tschöp from the Helmholtz Zentrum in Munich and the Technical University of Munich is receiving the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine 2021 for his outstanding work and discoveries in this field. The award, with a total prize fund of €300,000, is presented each year by the Jung Foundation for Science and Research in Hamburg to leading researchers whose projects make a significant contribution to medical progress.

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Identifying new active ingredients from nature: Christian Hertweck receives the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine 2021 for his research into bioactive natural substances

 

Hamburg, 20 May 2021. Metabolic products of microorganisms from which new antibiotics can be developed: this is one of the topics that Professor Dr. rer. nat. Christian Hertweck from the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research and Infection Biology – Hans-Knöll Institute (HKI) – in Jena is working on. He is now receiving the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine 2021 for his outstanding research. The award, with a total prize fund of €300,000, is presented each year by the Jung Foundation for Science and Research in Hamburg to leading researchers whose projects make a significant contribution to medical progress.

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Effectively combating infectious diseases: Antonio Lanzavecchia receives Ernst Jung Medal for Medicine in Gold 2021 for his groundbreaking discoveries in immunology

 

Hamburg, 20 May 2021. Prof. Antonio Lanzavecchia, MD is one of the most influential and most cited immunologists in Europe and worldwide. During his scientific career he has worked on a wide range of core topics on innate and acquired immunity. For his outstanding research work, he will now receive the Ernst Jung Medal for Medicine in Gold 2021, an award presented annually by the Hamburg Jung Foundation for Science and Research to top researchers whose life’s work has made and continues to make a significant contribution to medical progress.

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Curing neurological diseases during sleep: Randolph Helfrich receives the Ernst Jung Career Advancement Award for Medical Research 2021 for his studies on brain activity during sleep

 

Hamburg, 20 May 2021. How neurological diseases are associated with our brain activity during sleep and the diagnostic and therapeutic methods that can be derived from this – these are the research topics of Dr. Dr. med. Randolph Helfrich. The young physician who completed two doctorates in Hamburg now receives the Ernst Jung Career Advancement Award for Medical Research 2021 from the Jung Foundation for Science and Research in Hamburg. The award will support his academic work at the University of Tübingen over the next three years with a total amount of €210,000.

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Deciphering molecular mechanisms and using them for treatment Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine 2019 goes to Professor Brenda A. Schulman and Professor Gary R. Lewin

Hamburg, 23 May 2019. This year, the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine of the Jung Foundation for Science and Research goes to two outstanding researchers. Martinsried-based biochemist Professor Brenda A. Schulman is receiving the award in recognition of her continued pioneering work on the mechanisms of ubiquitin transfer at the atomic level. Berlin neurobiologist Professor Gary R. Lewin is being honoured for his ground-breaking research on the molecular and physiological basis of tactile sense and pain perception.Zur Pressmitteilung

Exploring the inner world of neurons Ernst Jung Gold Medal for Medicine 2019 goes to Professor Pietro De Camilli, M.D.

Hamburg, 23 May 2019. The Jung Foundation for Science and Research is awarding Professor Pietro De Camilli, M.D. the 2019 Ernst Jung Gold Medal for Medicine. Zur Pressmitteilung

Chronic inflammatory bowel disease: TRM cells as possible key factors Ernst Jung Career Advancement Award for Medical Research 2019 goes to Dr. med. Sebastian Zundler

Hamburg, 23. May 2019. The Jung Foundation for Science and Research awards the budding gastroenterologist from Erlangen Dr. med. Sebastian Zundler the Ernst Jung Career Advancement Award for Medical Research 2019. Zur Pressmitteilung

The Jung Foundation for Science and Research gives out medicine awards for 2019 in Hamburg

Hamburg, 23 May 2019. The Jung Foundation for Science and Research will be awarding its three awards for outstanding medicine in Hamburg today. Zur Pressmitteilung

“Awards in medicine” – The Jung Foundation for Science and Research awards 2018 prizes in medicine in Hamburg

Hamburg, 4 May 2018. The Jung Foundation for Science and Research will be awarding its three annual awards for outstanding medicine in Hamburg today.

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