Stafford Lightman awarded the Jacobæus Prize

25th Mar 2022

The British Neuoscience Association (BNA) is deligStafford Lightmanhted to congratulate BNA Past President, Professor Stafford Lightman FRS, on being awarded the 2021 Jacobæus Prize.

The Jacobæus Prize is the oldest prize of the Novo Nordisk Foundation. It was established in 1939 to commemorate the Swedish professor Hans Christian Jacobæus. The purpose of the Prize is to promote medical research and is awarded annually to a distinguished international researcher, who is invited to give a lecture on his or her research on a topic within physiology or endocrinology. The accompanying award of DKK 1,500,000 (€200,000) is distributed as a personal award of DKK 250,000 and an award for research or development work of DKK 1,250,000.

The Prize is awarded under the auspices of the Committee on Endocrinology and Metabolism of the Novo Nordisk Foundation, with lectures being held mainly at Scandinavian universities or in other European cities and towns connected with medical research.

More information on The Jacobæus Prize here.

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