Awards

Pfizer Research Award

Two ZNZ members were among the winners of this year’s Pfizer research award. Dr. Thomas Wälchli and Dr. Dominik Bach received the award on February 1 in Zurich for their excellent scientific work. The Pfizer […]

Awards

ERC grant for Rafael Polania

Rafael Polania was awarded the prestigious Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). He will receive CHF 1.7 million to conduct his research project on understanding decision-making in humans. Polania’s research focuses on understanding […]

Awards

Isabelle Mansuy Fellow of EURASC

Prof. Isabelle Mansuy was elected as Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences in March 2017. This prestigious international association of distinguished scholars recognizes and elects the best European scientists as fellows. The European Academy […]

Awards

Aguzzi awarded major Belgian Prize

Prof. Adriano Aguzzi wins the Artois-Baillet Latour Health Prize 2017. He received the prize, worth 250,000 Euros from Queen Mathilde from Belgium. Adriano Aguzzi, Director of the Institute of Neuropathology at the University of Zurich, […]

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New SNSF Professors @ ZNZ

Three ZNZ members have been awarded a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) professorship. The ZNZ congratulates Bigna Lenggenhager, Susanne Wegener and Ruxandra Bachmann-Gagescu. Every year, the SNSF issues a call for proposals for SNSF assistant […]

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Phoenix Award for Zeilhofer

Prof. Hanns Ulrich Zeilhofer and his group have been honored with the Phoenix-Pharmacy Research Award. The group received the award in recognition of their research on the identification of a new target for the treatment […]

Awards

Robert-Bing-Prize for Jessberger

The Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences has awarded Sebastian Jessberger of the Brain Research Institute the Robert-Bing-Prize for his outstanding achievements in neuroscience research. Jessberger shares the prize of CHF 60,000 with Caroline Pot of […]

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Rajendran receives SCOR Prize

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 […]