Prize Awarded to Researcher of Microglia’s Role in Brain Diseases

Prize Awarded to Researcher of Microglia’s Role in Brain Diseases

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Prize Awarded to Researcher of Microglia’s Role in Brain Diseases

A professor at the University of Freiburg, in Germany, was awarded the Novo Nordisk Prize for his research into the role of microglia in diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS) and Alzheimer’s disease, and how they might be used as early warning signs of these disorders. Marco Prinz, MD, also director at the university’s Institute of Neuropathology, was awarded the prize, worth 5 million Danish krone (approximately $822,000). The prize honors active scientists whose work benefits…

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