Dr. Chang and Dr. Moore receive 2017 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize

One of the most prestigious awards in the field of medicine will be presented to University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine faculty members Yuan Chang and Patrick S. Moore. Link. The award is given by the Paul Ehrlich Foundation. The mission of the Paul Ehrlich Foundation is detailed below.

“The purpose of the Paul Ehrlich Foundation is to cultivate the intellectual tradition and the memory of Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915) while preserving the will of the founder, especially through the distinction of German and foreign scholars, Immunology, cancer research, hematology, microbiology and chemotherapy.”

Additional information about this award can be found below.

“Pittsburgh Cancer Researchers Awarded International Prize”, UPMC News (link)
“Pitt cancer researchers honored with 2017 Paul Ehrlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize”, ScienMag (link)

“Yuan Chang and Patrick Moore win prize for the discovery of two cancer viruses”, University of Frankfurt press release (link)

Additional photos of the ceremony can be viewed below.

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