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Previous winners of Anders Jahre's Awards for Medical Research

Anders Jahre's Awards for Medical Research was first rewarded in 1960. Since 1965 the Award has been split into two prizes, a Senior Medical Prize and a Young Scientist Prize.

Prize winners 2018

The Anders Jahre Senior Medical Prize for 2018

Portrait of Claes Ohlsson, photo:Professor Claes Ohlsson, University of Gothenburg, is awarded the prize for his groundbreaking studies of osteoporosis, with particular emphasis on the importance of hormones and genes.

 

The Young Scientist Prize for 2018

Portrait of Espen Melum, photo:UiO/Øystein H. HorgmoForsker Espen Melum, Oslo University Hospital and Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oslo, is awarded the prize for his research on an incurable liver disease; PSC (primary sclerosing cholangitis).

 

Portrait of Martin Roelsgaard Jakobsen, photo: Martin GravgaardAssociate professor Martin Roelsgaard Jakobsen, Aarhus University, is awarded the prize for his contribution to our understanding of how infections are detected and defeated by the immune system.

 

Previous winners

Prize winners 2017

The Anders Jahre Senior Medical Prize for 2017

Professor Christer Betsholtz, Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden - for his pioneering contribution to our understanding of how blood vessel networks are formed and function, and the medical significance of this.

The Young Scientist Prize for 2017

Dr. Signe Sørensen Torekov, Copenhagen University - for her research on metabolism and diabetes.

 

 

Professor Simon Bekker-Jensen, Copenhagen University - for his discoveries of cellular mechanisms that connect DNA damage and cancer.

 

 

Prize winners 2015

The Anders Jahre Senior Medical Prize for 2015

Professor Ludvig Sollid, Universitetet i Oslo - for his ground-breaking research into gluten intolerance, celiac disease.

 

 

 

Professor Rikard Holmdahl, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm - for his ground-breaking research into rheumatoid arthritis.

 

 

The Young Scientist Prize for 2015

Portrett av Kaisa Haglund

Dr Kaisa Haglund, Oslo universitetssykehus - for her pioneering study of cellular mechanisms which control cell division and cancer development.

 

 

 

Professor Pernilla Lagergren, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm - for her ground-breaking research into factors affecting patient survival and quality of life after cancer surgery.

 

Prize winners 2014

The Anders Jahre Senior Medical Prize for 2014

Professor Kristian Helin, University of Copenhagen - for his ground-breaking contributions to understand epigenetics - chemical modifications of our genetic material that turn genes on and off.

 

 

The Young Scientist Prize for 2014

portrett av Sandberg

Associate Professor Rickard Sandberg, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm

"for his outstanding contributions on studies of gene regulation and cancer.

 

 

portrett av SAmpsa

professor Sampsa Hautaniemi, University of Helsinki - for outstanding research on systems biology and cancer.

 

 

Prize winners 2013

The Anders Jahre Senior Medical Prize for 2013

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Professor Jens Juul Holst, University of Copenhagen - for his ground-breaking contribution to the treatment of type 2 diabetes (insulin-independent diabetes).

 

 

The Young Scientist Prize for 2013

Portrett av Christian B.F. Andersen

Professor Christian B. F. Andersen, University of Aarhus - for his structural determination of macromolecular complexes that are of importance for vitamin transport, haemoglobin metabolism and protein synthesis.

 

portrett av Yenan Bryceson

Professor Yenan Bryceson, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm - for his outstanding research into natural killer cells and congenital blood diseases.

 

Prize winners 2012

The Anders Jahre Senior Medical Prize for 2012

Portrett av Leif Groop

Professor Leif Groop, University of Lund - for his ground-breaking research on diabetes, especially for his identification of hereditary factors that predispose to this disease group.

 

 

The Young Scientist Prize for 2012

Portrett av Harkany

Professor Tibor Harkany, the Karolinska Institute, Stockholm - for his research on the brain’s endogenous reward molecules and how they regulate the functions of the central nervous system.

 

 

portrett av Pietras

Professor Kristian Pietras, University of Lund - for his research on mechanisms that regulate the blood supply to tumours and the prospect of targeting these in cancer therapy.

 

 

Prize winners 2011

The Anders Jahre Senior Medical Prize for 2011

portrett av ekteparet moser

Professor May Britt Moser and Professor Edvard I. Moser, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim - for their research on the structure and function of the central nervous system.

 

 

The Young Scientist Prize for 2011

portrett av ivaska

Professor Johanna Ivaska, University of Turku - for her research on how cancer cells migrate and spread.

 

 

portrett av paludan

Professor Søren Paludan, University of Aarhus - for his contributions to our understanding of how the defense against viralinfections.

 

 

Prize winners 2010

The Anders Jahre Senior Medical Prize for 2010

  • Professor Kari Alitalo, University of Helsinki - for his research on the formation and development of lymphatic vessels in health and disease.

The Young Scientist Prize for 2010

  • Professor Robert Fenton, University of Aarhus - for his research on kidney function, and
  • Professor Mikko Niemi, University of Helsinki - for his contributions in the field of genetic variations in drug metabolism.

Prize winners between 1960 and 2009

You'll find a list over prize winners between 1960 and 2009 by following this link (only in norwegian)

Published May 8, 2018 10:51 AM - Last modified Jan. 22, 2020 1:22 PM