The Brain Prize Winners 2018 has been announced
The Brain Prize for 2018 is awarded to Bart De Strooper, Michel Goedert, Christian Haass, and John Hardy 'for their groundbreaking research on the genetic and molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease, with far-reaching implications for the development of new therapeutic interventions as well as for the understanding of other neurodegenerative diseases of the brain'.
About the Brain Prize
The Brain Prize 1 mio. € is a personal research prize awarded annually by The Lundbeck Foundation.
The Brain Prize is awarded to one or more scientists who have distinguished themselves by an outstanding contribution to neuroscience and who are still active in research.
The Brain Prize recognises highly original and influential advances in any area of neuroscience, including fundamental research on molecular, cellular, physiological and pharmacological mechanisms, studies of behaviour and cognition, advances in technology for monitoring the nervous system, translational research on the application of basic knowledge to clinical and other problems of humankind, and clinical research on the causes, treatment and prevention of neurological and psychiatric disorders.
If several researchers have contributed significantly to this achievement, more than one individual may be nominated. Nominees can be of any nationality.
Only nominated candidates will be considered by the Selection Committee.