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Press Release: SyNergy member Magdalena Götz receives the IRP Schellenberg Research Prize

Every two years, the International Foundation for Research in Paraplegia (IRP) awards the IRP Schellenberg Research Prize endowed with a prize money of 100,000 CHF. 2018 it was distributed in equal shares to SyNergy member Professor Magdalena Götz, from the Helmholtz Zentrum München, and Professor Claire Jacob, from the University of Fribourg, Switzerland.


The ceremony was held on September 27, in Basel, Switzerland. During his laudation, Professor Andreas Steck, president of the IRP scientific committee, particularly emphasized Götz’s revolutionary work in developmental biology focusing on the reprogramming of glia cells to neurons.

Press release Helmholtz Center


SyNergy-Mitglied Magdalena Götz erhält IRP Schellenberg Forschungspreis

Alle zwei Jahre verleiht die Internationale Stiftung für Forschung in Paraplegie (IRP) den mit 100.000 Schweizer Franken dotierten Schellenberg Forschungspreis. 2018 geht die Auszeichnung zu gleichen Teilen an das SyNergy-Mitglied Prof. Dr. Magdalena Götz vom Helmholtz Zentrum München sowie Prof. Dr. Claire Jacob von der schweizerischen Universität Fribourg.

Pressemeldung Helmholtz Zentrum