The Foundation awards every year a Prize to honour personalities in Switzerland and abroad who have distinguished themselves in a particular way in certain fields of medical research.
As a rule the Prize is awarded between September 1 and December 31 of every year. The Board of Foundation is responsible for the adjudication; if necessary, it may consult the opinion of independent experts.
Cloëtta Prize 2015 awarded to researchers from Zurich and Geneva
The Professor Dr Max Cloëtta Foundation is to award the 2015 Cloëtta Prize to two prestigious scientists this year. Professor Dominique Soldati-Favre, Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Medicine and Vice-Dean for Fundamental Research at the Faculty of medicine, University of Geneva, and Professor Fritjof Helmchen, Professor of Neuroscience and Co-Director of the Brain Research Institute at the University of Zurich will each receive the scientific prize, which is worth 50,000 Swiss francs.
The award ceremony will be held on 13 November 2015 at the University of Geneva. More information you will find from the beginning of October 2015.
List of the former prize winners: