Premio de Investigación dotado con 50.000 euros para ofrecer a los científicos jóvenes la oportunidad de iniciar un proyecto de investigación básica o clínica en el campo de las enfermedades raras.
The Care-for-Rare Foundation at the Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich launches the endowed with 50.000,00 Euro. The Care-for-Rare Science Award, sponsored by the Werner Reichenberger Foundation, should give young scientists the chance to initiate a basic or clinical research project in the field of rare diseases. A disease is called rare if not more than 5 out of 10.000 human beings are affected. The science award shall promote creative scientific ideas, contribute to a better understanding of the biological mechanisms leading to rare diseases and to the development of new diagnostic and/or therapeutic strategies. Criteria for the selection of the award winner are scientific excellence, interdisciplinarity and project relevance for clinical-translational research involving the affected patients. The focus is on rare diseases which manifest during childhood. The Care-for-Rare Foundation supports interdisciplinary and international scientific projects with the goal to elucidate the causes of rare diseases and to develop new innovative therapies for affected children. The application is open for single persons or groups of scientists with at least one member being affiliated with a research institution located in Germany. Junior researchers are explicitly encouraged to apply. The complete application documents have to be submitted electronically by . More details are available at The award ceremony will take place in Munich in November 2015.
Please contact Dr. Orehounig (Christina.Orehounig@med.unimuenchen.de) for further information.
Munich, February 2015