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EFMC Prizes 2022 - Laureates announced

The EFMC is happy to announce the names of the 2022 Prize winners, aiming to acknowledge and recognise outstanding young medicinal chemists and chemical biologists (≤ 12 years after PhD) working in European industry and academia.

The selection committee designated Prof. Olalla Vazquez (Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany) as the winner of the 2022 EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist or Chemical Biologist in Academia. 

Prof. Tiago Rodrigues (University of Lisbon, Portugal) and Dr Cristina Mayor Ruiz (IRB Barcelona, Spain) have been recognised as the most meritorious runners-up.

The selection committee designated Dr Marie-Hélène Larraufie (Almirall, Spain) as the winner of the 2022 EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist or Chemical Biologist in Industry. 

Dr Nadine Schneider (Novartis, Switzerland) has been recognised as the most meritorious runner-up.

The two Prizes are given annually and consists of a diploma€ 1.000 and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC symposium. The 2022 prize-winners will be invited to give oral communications at the XXVII EFMC "International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry" (EFMC-ISMC 2022).