Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science

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The selection committee will announce the 2018 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science recipient in Spring 2018.

Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science is awarded to a physician-scientist whose body of research exhibits outstanding achievement in medical science as demonstrated by works of lasting significance. This biennial prize of $200,000 is one of the five Nemmers Prizes administered by Northwestern University.

It is a tremendous honor to be the inaugural Nemmers Prize recipient in Medical Science and to have the opportunity to share my research with the stellar community of Northwestern University. It is truly humbling to be rewarded for what I love to do.”

Huda Zoghbi, MD, Winner of the 2016 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science

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The Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize is awarded every two years by Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. The prize is made possible by a generous endowment to Northwestern by Erwin and Frederic Esser Nemmers. The Nemmers Prize in Medical Sciences was founded in honor of their mother, Mechthild Esser Nemmers.

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The next Nemmers Prize in Medical Science will be awarded in 2018.

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