Nominations are open again for The Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Prize 2013 (http://www.thebrainprize.org/). The Brain Prize is awarded to one or more scientists who have distinguished themselves by an outstanding contribution to European neuroscience.
The Prize recognizes a highly original and influential advance in brain research. If several researchers have contributed significantly to this achievement, more than one individual may be nominated.
Nominees can be of any nationality, but the research for which they are nominated must have been in Europe or in collaboration with researchers in Europe.
The € 1 million prize is a personal prize.
The rewarded research must – in an international perspective – be outstanding. It is the task of the Selection Committee to decide in each individual case, what characterizes the research as outstanding and therefore deserves this large prize.
The Brain Prize 2012 has been jointly awarded to Christine Petit, France and Karen Steel, England: ‘for their unique, world-leading contributions to our understanding of the genetic regulation of the development and functioning of the ear, and for elucidating the causes of many of the hundreds of inherited forms of deafness’.
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