Epigraph Vol. 10 Issue 1, Winter 2007-2008

Michael Prize 2009

The Michael Prize is an international award in epilepsy which reflects a body of work. Awarded by a jury of peers, the Prize emphasizes the importance of carrying out laboratory research that can be translated into the care for patients.  It is awarded biennially and is designed to recognize younger scientists (up to 45 years of age). The Michael Prize, supported by Belgian pharmaceutical company UCB, carries with it a monetary award of EUR 15,000. Nominations and applications for the 2009 Michael Prize are based on manuscripts or publications which have appeared in 2007/2008 (in either English or German). Each nomination should include the CV of the nominated investigator along with the relevant manuscripts or publications. Submissions should be sent, before 31 December 2008, to: Stiftung Michael, Muenzkamp 5, D–22339 Hamburg, Germany. Further information is available at: stiftungmichael@t-online.de or www.stiftungmichael.de.