Empiris Award for Research in Brain Diseases

The objective of the BRAIN DISEASES Fund is to award a yearly prize (10'000 Swiss Francs) to one or more young scientist(s) for outstanding contribution(s) to non-clinical basic research related to brain disorders e.g., Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease, brain cancer, epilepsy, and depressive disorders. Maximal age at the time of the relevant publication is 30 and 33 for men and women, respectively. If the applicant has already earned the PhD degree, the PhD defense should have taken place in the three years preceding the application and not earlier.

Prize Amount: 
10,000 Swiss Francs
Nomination Deadline: 
04/01/2019

In the case of unlimited submission prizes, nominators do not need to go through the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine's office. If nominators need assistance please contact Edward Canton(email link: edward_canton@hms.harvard.edu) in the Office for Research