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Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science

2022 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science

Nominations now open.

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.

Entries for the 2022 Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science are being accepted through Nov. 1, 2021.

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I am so happy to have the outstanding work of my trainees recognized as they collectively deserve this prize far more than I do. I am also humbled because the prize that has been previously given to colleagues I consider scientific heroes.”

– David M. Sabatini, MD, PhD, winner of the 2020 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 Science was founded in honor of their mother, Mechthild Esser Nemmers.

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