The European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC) is an independent association representing medicinal chemistry societies in Europe. Its objective is to advance the science of medicinal chemistry by promoting cooperation and networking, by providing training and mentoring, by rewarding scientific excellence, and by facilitating communication and influencing stakeholders.

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EFMC Prizes 2018

The Selection Committees are proud to announce the names of the winners and the runners-up of the EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry and the EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia.

EFMC PRIZE FOR A YOUNG MEDICINAL CHEMIST IN INDUSTRY

  • Marton Csékei (Servier Research Institute of Medicinal Chemistry, Hungary) 
  • Giovanni Bottegoni (Heptares Therapeutics, United Kingdom)

EFMC PRIZE FOR A YOUNG MEDICINAL CHEMIST IN ACADEMIA

  • Alexander Titz (HIPS Saarbrücken, Germany)
  • Markus Muttenthaler (University of Vienna, Austria)
  • Laura Heitman (LACDR, Leiden University, The Netherlands)

The EFMC Prizes Ceremony will take place during the XXV EFMC International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC 2018), scheduled to be held on September 2-6, 2018 in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Marton Csékei and Alexander Titz will be invited to give an Oral Communication during the Symposium.


Previous Prize winners

EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry
2017: Philip Humphreys, GlaxoSmithKline, UK
2016: Jean Quancard, Novartis Pharma, CH
2015: Steve Andrews, Heptares Therapeutics, UK
2014: Grazia Piizzi, Novartis, CH
2013: Frederick Goldberg, AstraZeneca, UK
2012: Sharan Bagal, Pfizer, UK
2011: Alexander V. Mayweg, Hoffmann-la Roche, CH
2010: Antonio Nardi, Grünenthal, DE

EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia
2017: Christian Gruber, Medical University of Vienna, AT
2016: Frank Boeckler, Eberhard Karls University Tuebingen, DE
2015: Alessio Ciulli, University of Dundee, UK
2014: Christian Olsen, University of Copenhagen, DK
2013: Gonçalo Bernardes, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, UK and Instituto de Medicino Molecular, University of Lisbon, PT
2012: Stuart Conway, University of Oxford, UK
2011: Christian Heinis, Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL), CH
2010: Andreas Bender, University of Cambridge, UK


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