Bial Award in Biomedicine 2019

Bial Award in Biomedicine 2019

A research project on tumoral immunology, led by the immunologist Caetano Reis e Sousa, who leads The Francis Crick Institute Immunobiology Laboratory in London, won the 1st edition of the Bial Award in Biomedicine. 

Winning Paper: “Cyclooxygenase-Dependent Tumor Growth through Evasion of Immunity

Authors | Corresponding authors*:  Santiago Zelenay*, Annemarthe G. van der Veen, Jan P. Bottcher, Kathryn J. Snelgrove, Neil Rogers, Sophie E. Acton, Probir Chakravarty, Maria Romina Girotti, Richard Marais, Sergio A. Quezada, Erik Sahai, Caetano Reis e Sousa*

Published: Cell, Volume 162, Issue 6, P1257-1270, September 2015.



Fernando Lopes da Silva *



European Research Council
Paola Bovolenta
Eva Kondorosi

Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities
Maria do Carmo Fonseca - Vice-Presidente
Arsélio Pato de Carvalho

European Medical Association
Vincenzo Costigliola
Manuel Pais-Clemente 

Scientific Board of the BIAL Foundation
Niels Birbaumer
Menno Witter

Previous winners of the BIAL Award
Vladimir Hachinski
Peter St. George-Hyslop

Scientific Journals
Howard Bauchner - JAMA
Richard Horton - The Lancet


Nominations received

Learn more about the winner of the BIAL Award in Biomedicine 2019 and check part of the ceremony!