Professor Lawrence Rajendran receives the SCOR Young Researcher European Grand Prize for his innovative research on Alzheimer’s disease (AD).
Rajendran of the Systems and Cell Biology of Neurodegeneration, Institute for Regenerative Medicine (IREM), University of Zurich, investigates the role of genes in predisposition for AD and the cell biology behind the disease. In his current ongoing research project he also focusses on the influence of dietary habits, especially intake of high amounts of proteins, on the progression of the disease.
The SCOR Corporate Foundation for Science supports the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation for the third consecutive year through this SCOR Young European Researcher Prize. The Foundation supports the research program of the Alzheimer’s Research Foundation with a payment of EUR 1 million over five years.