Published: 25-09-2019 11:10 | Updated: 11-11-2019 11:04

KI researcher Gonçalo Castelo-Branco receives SSMF’s Anniversary Prize

Gonçalo Castelo-Branco is awarded the Anniversary Prize for influencing and inspiring international research on brain development, glial cells and multiple sclerosis. The prize includes an award of SEK 5 million and will be presented in conjunction with the Swedish Society for Medical Research’s 100th anniversary celebration.

Portrait of the researcher Gonçalo Castelo-Branco.

As the Swedish Society for Medical Research (SSMF) celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2019, the association has initiated an anniversary prize of SEK 5 million in recognition of excellent medical research.

The 2019 Anniversary Prize goes to Gonçalo Castelo-Branco, Associate Professor at the Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics.
“I’m delighted. It’s a great honour to be awarded this prize,” says Gonçalo Castelo-Branco.

The Anniversary Prize will be awarded on 18 October 2019 at the Nordic Museum in Stockholm in conjunction with SSMF’s 100th anniversary celebration.