Prof. Lena Burbulla, group leader at the DZNE Munich and professor for Metabolic Biochemistry of Neurodegenerative Diseases at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich (LMU), has received the Parkinson's Prize from the Dr. Friedrich-Wilhelm and Dr. Isolde Dingebauer Foundation 2023. The Dingebauer Prize is endowed with 10,000 euros.
Lena Burbulla has dedicated 15 years to researching the underlying pathological mechanisms of Parkinson's disease and developing innovative targeted and causal therapeutic approaches.
The award ceremony recently took place during the annual meeting of the German Neurological Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Neurologie, DGN) in Berlin. Since 2002, the DGN awards the Dingbauer prize for outstanding scientific achievements in research into Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases of the nervous system, financed by funds from the Dr. Friedrich-Wilhelm and Dr. Isolde Dingebauer Foundation.