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Press Release: SyNergy member Matthias Tschöp receives the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine 2021

The Jung Foundation for Science and Research awards SyNergy member Matthias Tschöp with the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine and honors his groundbreaking research on novel therapeutics for obesity and diabetes. The awards given by the Foundation rank among the highest of their category throughout Europe. Matthias Tschöp is CEO of Helmholtz Zentrum München.


The Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine is awarded to researchers who have contributed considerably to progress in human medicine with their projects and are also expected to do so in future. SyNergy member Matthias Tschöp started his research more than 20 years ago to develop improved therapeutic compounds against the metabolic diseases obesity and diabetes, which reached pandemic dimensions all over the world.

Press release Helmholtz Zentrum München

Press release TUM


SyNergy-Mitglied Matthias Tschöp erhält Ernst Jung-Preis für Medizin 2021

Die Jung-Stiftung für Wissenschaft und Forschung verleiht jährlich die höchstdotierten Medizinpreise Europas. In diesem Jahr geht der Ernst Jung-Preis für Medizin an SyNergy-Mitglied Matthias Tschöp. Der wissenschaftliche Geschäftsführer des Helmholtz Zentrums München wird für seine bahnbrechenden Forschungsarbeiten zu neuen Therapeutika bei Adipositas und Diabetes geehrt.

Pressemitteilung Helmholtz Zentrum München

Pressemitteilung TUM