Schering Stiftung

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Rafael Leite Dantas

Rafael Leite Dantas
Photo: Arne Sattler

Corinna Wehmeyer PhD, Dr. Katja Naie

Corinna Wehmeyer PhD, Dr. Katja Naie
Photo: Jaqueline Hirscher

Dr. Christian Neumann

Dr. Christian Neumann

Dr. Caroline von Spee-Mayer

Dr. Caroline von Spee-Mayer

Dr. Christine Schauer

Dr. Christine Schauer

PhD Dirk Baumjohann

PhD Dirk Baumjohann

Dr. med. Stefan Uderhardt

Dr. med. Stefan Uderhardt

Dr. Anna-Barbara Stittrich

Dr. Anna-Barbara Stittrich

Heike Catherina Mertens und Dr. Edda Schulz

Heike Catherina Mertens und Dr. Edda Schulz

Dipl. biol. Inka Albrecht

Dipl. biol. Inka Albrecht

Dr. Kai Kessenbrock

Dr. Kai Kessenbrock

Dr. Kirsten Neubert

Dr. Kirsten Neubert
Photo: Christine Raulfs, © DRFZ

Avrion Mitchison Prize

for the best experimental, clinical or epidemiological research work in the field of chronic inflammation

Avrion Mitchison Prize

for the best experimental, clinical or epidemiological research work in the field of chronic inflammation

The German Rheumatism Research Center Berlin (DRFZ) awards the annual Avrion Mitchison Prize for the best experimental, clinical or epidemiological research work in the field of chronic inflammation. The prize honors outstanding work by young scientists in the German-speaking countries. It was funded until 2018 by the Schering Stiftung. Since 2019, the prize money of 3,000 euros has been funded by the DRFZ.

Call for entries

The work must deal with a rheumatology-related topic. Invited submissions include doctoral or diploma theses already accepted by the University, or scientific papers (in German or English) already published or accepted for publication. The work must not be older than 18 months at the time of submission.

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2018

Prize winner

Quirin Sebastian Hammer from the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2018 for his research work in the field of chronic inflammation.

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2017

Prize winner

Rafael Leite Dantas from the Institute of Virology of the Center for Molecular Biology of Inflammation (ZMBE) Münster is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2017 for his research work in rheumatology.

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2016

Prize winner

Corinna Wehmeyer from the University of Birmingham is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2016 for her research work in rheumatology.

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2015

Prize winner

Dr. Spee-Mayer and Dr. Neumann from the German Rheumatism Research Center in Berlin are awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2015 for the best research work in rheumatology.

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2014

Prize winner

Dr. Schauer from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2014 for her work “Aggregated neutrophil extracellular traps limit inflammation by degrading cytokines and chemokines”.

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2013

Prize winner

Dirk Baumjohann from the University of California is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2013 for his work “Persistent antigen and germinal center B cells sustain T follicular helper cell responses and phenotype”.

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2011

Prize winner

Dr. Anna-Barbara Stittrich from the German Rheumatism Research Center Berlin is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2011 for her work on „MicroRNA as new therapeutic target to treat rheumatoid arthritis“.

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2010

Prize winner

Dr. Edda Schulz from the Institut Curie, Paris is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2010 for her work "Sequential polarization and imprinting of type 1 T helper lymphocytes by interferon-g and interleukin-12".

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2009

Prize winner

Dr. Kai Kessenbrock University of California, San Francisco is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2009 for his work "Neutrophil granulocytes in autoimmunity and inflammation".

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2009

Prize winner

Inka Albrecht from the German Rheumatism Research Center, Berlin is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2009 for her work "The pro-inflammatory immunological memory: twist1 autoregulates / Th1 mediated inflammation".

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2008

Prize winner

Dr. Neubert fromthe Dermatology Clinic at the University of Erlangen is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2008 for her work "The proteosome inhibitor bortezomib depletes plasma cells".

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2007

Prize winner

Dr. Thomas Tiller from the Max-Planck-Institut für Infektionsbiologie in Berlin is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2007 for his research on "Autoreaktivität in humanen lgG+ Gedächtnis B-Zellen".

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2006

Prize winner

Dr. Kumar from the Theodor Kocher Institute in Bern is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2006 for her research on "Anaphylatoxin as key molecule in an antibody-induced type II autoimmune disease in mice".

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2005

Prize winner

Dr. Wellman from the Section of Hematopoiesis at the Nikolaus Fiebiger Center in Erlangen is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2005 for her research on "The development of humane anti-dsDNA auto-antibodies".

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2004

Prize winner

Dr. Hoyer from department for Rheumatology und Clinical Immunology at the Charité Berlin is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2004 for her work on long-lived, immune-suppressant resistent plasma cells.

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2004

Prize winner

Dr. Bert Maier and Dr. David Schubert from the department for T-Cell Immunology at the German Rheumatism Research Center in Berlin are awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2004.

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2003

Prize winner

Dr. Anja E. Hauser from the department for Humoral Immunology at the German Rheumatism Research Center Berlin is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2003 for her research on "Chemotaxis of IgG secreting cells".

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2002

Prize winner

Dr. Hühn and Dr. Lehmann from the Institute for Experimental Rheumatology in Berlin are awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2002 for their research on regulatory t-cells.

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2001

Prize winner

Dr. Marcus K. Odendahl from the German Rheumatism Research Center in Berlin is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2001 for his research on "Disturbed peripheral B lymphocyte homeostasis in systemic lupus erythematosus".

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2000

Prize winner

Dr. Anne Richter and Dr. Max Löhning from the German Rheumatism Research Center in Berlin are awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2000 for ther research on "Cytokine memory in T helper lymphocytes".

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2000

Prize winner

Dr. Verena Moos is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2000 for her research on "Cytokine expression and regulation in osteoarthritic human cartilage".

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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2012

Prize winner

Dr. med. Uderhardt from the Institute Rheumatology and Immunology at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg is awarded the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2012 for his research on 12/15-lipoxygenase.

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