Prof. Dr. Kathrin Thedieck receives Research Award of the German Tuberous Sclerosis Foundation
For the second time, the “German Tuberous Sclerosis Foundation” has awarded the 10,000-Euro prize for research. This year, the prize was awarded to the scientist and head of the Laboratory for Metabolic Signaling Prof. Dr. Kathrin Thedieck. Prof. Thedieck works at the University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG) and the European Medical School Oldenburg-Groningen (EMS), jointly led by the universities of Oldenburg and Groningen. The recipient was selected by an expert jury chaired by the chairman of the board of the Charité Berlin, Prof. Dr. Carl Max Einhäupl. The award ceremony was held by Prof. Dr. Carl Max Einhäupl together with the founders of the German Tuberous Sclerosis Foundation, Anke Koch and her husband Roland Koch, former Prime Minister of Hessen, and today’s Chairman of UBS Europe SE. Both had decided in 2012 to strengthen their commitment in the fight against tuberous sclerosis and therefore found the Tuberous Sclerosis Foundation.