Ajmal Zemmar wins the EANS Aesculap Prize 2014 for the best research paper. He is awarded €5000 for his excellent contribution to brain research.
Each year, the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) awards the Aesculap Prize for the best laboratory research paper. This year’s prize went to Dr. Ajmal Zemmar, MD PhD at the Brain Research Institute and Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Zurich for his paper “Neutralization of Nogo-A enhances synaptic plasticity in the rodent motor cortex and improves motor learning in vivo”, that was published in the June issue of the Journal of Neuroscience. PubMed Abstract
The prizes will be presented at the 15th European Congress of Neurosurgery (Prague, October 2014) and prize winners will be given the opportunity to deliver their work at the next EANS Research Course (Nicosia, September 2014).