6th International Symposium on Phospholipids in Pharmaceutical Research.


September 9–10, 2019

Heidelberg, Germany

Welcome to the 6th International Symposium on Phospholipids in Pharmaceutical Research!


The Phospholipid Research Center celebrates its 6th International Symposium on Phospholipids in Pharmaceutical Research on September 9–10, 2019 in Heidelberg, Germany. In accordance to our vision “Connecting the World of Phospholipids”, the focus will be on stimulating discussions between academia and industry. Since phospholipids have unique properties and benefits in pharmaceutical applications, exciting presentations, discussions and awards can be expected. The symposium is intended to bring together phospholipid scientists from all over the world, offering the opportunity to initiate in-depth discussions and long-term collaborations.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Heidelberg in September!

When: September 9–10, 2019
Where: Hotel Chester, Heidelberg, Germany


Early Bird

Students can apply for an early bird travel grant up to 150 Euro. The travel grant depends on the total travel costs (please send a copy of student ID). Students who are already supported by the PRC are excluded. Please note that the number of travel grants is limited.
Early Bird Deadline: June 3, 2019


Last Call

Participants are requested to use the registration form and to send this form by e-mail to:
Registration Deadline: July 15, 2019



Symposium only € 275.00
Symposium incl. Conference Dinner at the Schwetzingen Palace € 300.00

Student (Please send a copy of your student ID):
Symposium only € 50.00
Symposium incl. Conference Dinner at the Schwetzingen Palace € 75.00

Member Discount:
Members of the Phospholipid Research Center get a reduction of € 25.00

Confirmed speakers

Ass. Prof. J. Jun-Pil, Chosun
(Chosun University, Republic of Korea)
Prof. P. Luciani
(University of Bern, Switzerland)
Dr. H. Han
(HERON Therapeutics Inc., USA)
Dr. G. Jensen
(Gilead Sciences Inc., USA)
Dr. C. Klose
(Lipotype GmbH, Germany)
Prof. A. Schroeder
(Technion, Israel)
Prof. E. Fattal
(University Paris-Sud, France)
Dr. S. May
(North Dakota State University, USA)
Prof. A. Attama
(University of Nigeria, Nigeria)

… and many more

Award ceremonies

Phospholipid Research Center Poster Award 2019

Submit your poster abstract and win the Phospholipid Research Center Poster Award 2019!

Poster Abstract Deadline: July 15, 2019
Winner: Cash prize for the best 3 posters (each € 500)


Thudichum Award for Young Scientists

You are an outstanding phospholipid researcher? Apply now your publications and win the Thudichum Award 2019 accompanied by a cash prize!

Deadline: July 15, 2019
Winner: 1 winner, Cash prize of € 5000

Click here to see more information.


Thudichum Life Award

The Thudichum Life Award winner will be nominated by the Scientific Advisory Council for extraordinary scientific achievements in the area of pharmaceutical phospholipid research.

Deadline: July 15, 2019

Social Program

Guided Tour of Heidelberg Castle

You are kindly invited to join a first meet and greet at the Heidelberg Castle. The tour of the castle will be presented by a professional tour guide and is free of charge for each participant.

When: September 8, 2019 at 15h
Where: Heidelberg Castle (meeting point is the main entrance)

Conference Dinner at Schwetzingen Palace

We would like to invite you to join our Welcome Reception at the beautiful Schwetzingen Palace, on September 9, evening. A delicious dinner is served in a unique ambience.
There is a shuttle service from Chester Hotel to Schwetzingen Palace and from Schwetzingen Palace back to Heidelberg main station with hotel stops.

When: September 9, 2019 at 18:15
Where: Schwetzingen Palace

Travel &

Heidelberg is a beautiful old town in the shadow of the ruins of Heidelberg castle. Known for its university and castle, Heidelberg celebrates both the old and the new, making it the perfect place for everyone. Heidelberg is located in the southwest part of Germany, about one hour by car/train south of Frankfurt and one hour north of Stuttgart. It is therefore a central location that is easy to reach by car or public transport. General travel and accommodation recommendation can be made available to you.