Prof. Dr. Georg Schett wins Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize

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Prof. Dr. Schett (D01) has been awarded one of the highest honors: the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize, the most important German research funding prize!

Prof. Dr. Georg Schett is one of the leading international scientists in the field of inflammation and immune medicine with groundbreaking findings when it comes to the regulation of inflammation and the interaction between inflammation and autoimmunity. His central topic is understanding how autoimmune diseases develop and why they become chronic.

The award is given on a yearly basis to up to 10 recipients with 2.5 million euros each. The goal of the prize is to improve the working circumstances of extraordinary scientists. Prof. Dr. Schett is the eighth FAU researcher ever to become a Leibniz Prize winner!


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