Christer Betsholtz receives the Louis-Jeantet prize in medicine


Christer Betsholtz is awarded the Swiss Louis-Jeantet prize for his research on how blood vessels are formed and function.

The prize is for 700 000 Swiss Franc and is awarded by the Louis-Jeantet foundation, which annually allocates 4.2 million Franc to promote biomedical research. This year’s second prize-winner is Antonio Lanzavecchia, head of the Institute for Research in Biomedicine in Bellinzona, Switzerland. The prizes will be presented at an award ceremony in Geneva on 25 April.

Press release Uppsala University (in Swedish)
Press release Louis-Jeantet foundation
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