Manfred Lautenschläger – European Alcohol Research Award
The Manfred Lautenschläger Award of EUR 25,000.- donated by Mr. Manfred Lautenschläger, Heidelberg, Germany, will be granted by ESBRA every second year at the Congress of ESBRA. The Award will be granted to a well-established alcohol researcher who has contributed strongly to the understanding of alcohol-related and alcohol-associated diseases or the development of treatment strategies in alcohol-associated diseases. The recipient of the Award must have devoted most of his academic and research career to alcohol research.
The first two awardees of the European Alcohol Research Awards were Professor Mikko Salaspuro (Finland) and Prof. Otto Lesch (Austria).
The third Award will be granted at the 13th ESBRA Congress in 2011 in Vienna.
Peter Berner Award
The ESBRA is pleased to introduce the Peter Berne Award including prize money of EUR 3,000.- which will be awarded to a participant of the ESBRA 2011 meeting.
The awardee is a person whose scientific research and work have focussed on the development of peaceful coexistence of people and cultures and has impacted on human welfare on a global scale.
Awards including prize money of EUR 1,000.- each will be given for the 5 best poster presentations. These awards will be given during the closing ceremony on Wednesday, September 7, 2011. In order to be eligible for the awards it is expected that presenters participate in the closing ceremony.