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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2019

Extended deadline: September 15, 2019


The DRFZ awards 3,000 Euro to the best original research relevant for understanding and treating rheumatic diseases.

In honour of its Founding Director, Avrion Mitchison, the Deutsches Rheuma-Forschungszentrum Berlin (DRFZ), a Leibniz Institute, annually awards the Avrion Mitchison Prize to young scientists contributing significantly to rheumatology.

Avrion Mitchison discovered cooperation of T and B lymphocytes as the basis of adaptive immunity and chronic inflammation. From 1989 until 1996, he was the scientific director of the DRFZ.

The award ceremony will take place at the DRFZ on December 3, 2019

Eligibility and how to apply

  • maximum 3 years post PhD
  • paper (or thesis) published or accepted for publication in the last 18 months
how to apply

Your application should include

  • Your publication(s)
  • A concisive summary emphasizing the relevance of your work for rheumatic diseases (800 characters incl. space)
  • Your curriculum vitae

Please send your application as PDF to
Andreas Radbruch, Scientific Director of the DRFZ: