Johann Anton Merck Award Ceremony

The award is given out for outstanding scientific preclinical research accomplishments in the areas of Merck Healthcare‘s strategic focus. The award is an achievement award given out annually and comes with a €30,000 prize.

Johann Anton Merck (1756-1805) was a pharmacist of the Merck pharmacy in the fifth generation. He combined work in the pharmacy with scientific research, published in scientific journals and was characterized by curiosity, a passion for innovative concepts, and a strive to build global collaboration networks. He created the spirit that enabled the success of his son Heinrich Emanuel Merck who then established the Merck pharmaceutical and chemical factory.




2:00 PM
Opening Ulrich Betz

2:05 PM
Laudatory Speech Peter Guenter

2:20 PM
Award ceremony Awardee and Peter Guenter

2:30 PM
Winner’s Lecture Awardee

3:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Turning the tide in Lupus
(Anne Davidson, Northwell Health, New York, USA; Virginia Pascual, Drukier Institute for Children’s Health at Weill Cornell Medicine, New York, USA, Amy Kao, Merck, Jan Klatt, Merck, Edward Vital, University of Leeds, UK, Christof Specker, KEM Essen (Evang. Kliniken Essen-Mitte gGmbH), Germany)

4:45 PM
Closing Ulrich Betz



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