DZNE scientist receives „Brain Prize“

Copenhagen/Munich, Mai 9th 2018 - Christian Haass, speaker of the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases (DZNE) Munich site and Professor at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, received the “Brain Prize” in Copenhagen on May 9th. The award was presented to him by the Crown Prince of Denmark. Haass shares the award and the prize money totaling one million euros with Bart De Strooper (London and Leuven), Michel Goedert (Cambridge) and John Hardy (London). The four scientists were honored for their groundbreaking research on the genetic and molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease.

An interview with Prof. Christian Haass is found here.

The awardees

The "Brain Prize" was presented in Copenhagen by the Crown Prinz of Denmark. Source: Lars Just

Source: Lars Just

The awardees f. l. t. r.: Bart De Strooper Michel Goedert, Christian Haass and John Hardy. Quelle: Lundbeck Foundation

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