Published: 15-08-2014 09:04 | Updated: 15-08-2014 09:06

Daniel Ramsköld recieves prestigious Dimitris N. Chorafas Prize

Daniel Ramsköld in Rickard Sandberg’s group at the Department of Cell and Molecular Biology has been awarded the prestigious Dimitris N. Chorafas prize for his contributions to medical research.

Daniel Ramsköld. Foto: Rickard SandbergDuring his PhD thesis research Daniel Ramsköld has been a major contributor, as first and co-author, in exceptionally influential research, published in top-ranking journals such as Science and Nature Biotechnology.

The prize consists of a cash sum of USD 5,000 and a diploma. Daniel Ramsköld receives the Prize in conjunction with Karolinska Institutet's installation ceremony on 17 October 2014.

The awards of the Chorafas Foundation are granted directly to prize winners selected by partner universities in Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia. They are given to the best doctorate students as chosen by each partner university and confirmed by the Board of the Foundation.

The Dimitris N Chorafas Foundation was established in March 1992. It is a collaboration with the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences, Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences, Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences, and Swiss Academy of Natural Sciences.