Award Winners 2019
THUDICHUM YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD
On 10 September 2019, the members of the Scientific Advisory Council of the Phospholipid Research Center awarded two researchers the Thudichum Young Scientist Award.
Dr. Philipp Uhl (Heidelberg University Hospital, Heidelberg, Germany) was honored for his outstanding publications on pharmaceutical phospholipid research related to cell penetrating liposomes enabling oral delivery of peptide drugs.
Dr. Dominik Witzigmann (NanoMedicines Research Group, UBC Vancouver; Canada) received the award for his outstanding publications in pharmaceutical phospholipid research related to the zebrafish model for assessing the body distribution of nanoparticles and RNA delivery by means of lipidic particles.
The Thudichum Young Scientist Award, which came with a € 2,500 prize for each winner, was presented by the first winner of the Thudichum Life Award in 2017, Prof. Daan Crommelin (Utrecht University, The Netherlands).