BIAL Award in Biomedicine 2019
The BIAL Award in Biomedicine 2019 seeks to recognise a work published in the biomedical field (free theme) from 1 January 2010 onward, the results of which are considered to be of high quality and scientifically relevant.
Only works nominated by the Voting members of the Jury, the members of the Scientific Board of the BIAL Foundation, previous BIAL award winners and Scientific Societies may be considered candidates for the BIAL Award in Biomedicine 2019. The Jury also invites the following scientific institutions/persons to submit proposals: Boards or Deans of Medical Faculties, Heads of leading research institutes in the biomedical field, Boards or Heads of prestigious Academies; in addition, highly qualified researchers may nominate candidate works, but self-nominations are not accepted.
President: Fernando Lopes da Silva *
Award Amount: €300.000
* BIAL Foundation expresses profound sorrow over the passing of Prof. Fernando Lopes da Silva, one of the most remarkable neuroscientists of the last decades, worldwide.
The Board of Directors of the BIAL Foundation decided not to replace Prof. Fernando Lopes da Silva as President of the Jury of the BIAL Award in Biomedicine 2019, which presidency functions will be headed by the Vice-President, Prof. Maria do Carmo Fonseca.