Laureates 2006 to 2017

2017 Dr med. Lena Seifert, Dresden, receives this award for her project “Modulation of the PD-1/PD-L1 Axes by Necroptosis in Pancreatic Carcinoma”. Read more...
2016 Dr. med. Sebastian Kobold, Munich, receives this award for his project "Targeted therapy of pancreatic carcinoma from bispecific antibodies and transreduced T cells." Read more...
2015 Dr. med. Behzad Kharabi Masouleh, Aachen, receives this prize for his project titled "Characterization of mediators of proteostasis in the hierarchy of Ph + leukemia stem cells". Read more...
2014 Dr. Dr. med. Thomas Schmidt, Heidelberg, receives this award for the advancement of his project "The role of angiogenesis and the metastatic environment in colorectal metastasis." Read more...
2013 Dr. med. Anita Kremer, Erlangen, receives the award for her project titled "Intracellular antigen processing as a key to specific cellular tumor treatment" for the development of methods to obtain and analyze specific T cells as a treatment option for malignant diseases. Read more...
2012 Dr. med. Samuel Huber, Hamburg, receives this award for his project to elucidate the mechanisms that control T H 17 cells in the body, which could contribute to a better understanding of the causes of autoimmune diseases.
2011 Dr. med. Stefan Schrader, London, receives this award for his project to develop biomechanically stable epithelialized artificial connective tissue to reconstruct the surface of the eye. This translational project is being funded in the expectation that it is highly likely to deliver clinical benefit in the foreseeable future.
2011 Dr. med. Annett Halle, Berlin, receives the award for the advancement of her research into the role of neuroimmunological mechanisms in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer's disease.
2009 Dr. med. Dr. rer. nat. Florian Mormann, Bonn, receives the award for his project to establish a method for recording the activity of individual neurons in the context of presurgical diagnosis in people with epilepsy. The award pays tribute in particular to the approach's potential to obtain pivotal insights into memory function in addition to its clinical uses.
2008 Dr. med. Tom Lüdde, Aachen, receives the award to advance his project on the role of inflammatory signaling pathways in liver disease, in particular in the development of hepatocellular carcinoma. The award pays particular tribute to his clear concept and concise experimental design.
2007 Dr. med. Jörg Distler, Erlangen, receives the award to continue his investigations into the role of fibroblast activation by leukocytic microparticles in the pathogenesis of rheumatoid arthritis.
2006 Dr. med. Jan Wehkamp, Stuttgart, receives the award to continue his pioneering investigations into the role of defensins as endogenous antibiotics and the implications of disruption of this system as a cause of chronic bowel disease.