News

The news ticker includes news from the foundation and the latest developments in the prize winners and medallists’ research projects.

Nenad Ban: Breakthrough Against the Coronavirus

In 2020, Prof. Dr. Nenad Ban and a group of Swiss researchers identified a mechanism by which Sars-CoV-2 takes control of human cells.

Anthony S. Fauci: Fighting Against SARS-CoV-2

Ernst Jung Prize winner 1995 Prof. Anthony S. Fauci, MD, is a pioneer in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and has been campaigning for effective containment of the pandemic since its beginning in 2020.

Charpentier: Jung Foundation Predicted Nobel Prize

Prof. Emmanuelle Charpentier received a special honour last year. Together with her US-American colleague Jennifer Doudna, the French biochemist received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020.

 

Virtual Reality for Reality-Based Training

Since 2020, the Jung Foundation has been supporting the UKE Foundation in Hamburg in funding a project that promotes the establishment of VR technology for cardiopulmonary resuscitation in medical studies.

 

Gold for the Heidelberg 2020 iGEM Team

Last year, the Jung Foundation funded the iGEM Team Heidelberg 2020 in prestigious international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in the field of synthetic biology.

 

Scholarships for Students of Human Medicine

For the fourth time in a row, the Jung Foundation is sponsoring three medical students at the University of Hamburg: Kira Ayleen Offen, Yi Desheng Denise Yang and Dennis Atug receive this year's Deutschlandstipendium.