Film: Else Kröner Fresenius Prize for Medical Research 2023

Find out more about the award winner Akiko Iwasaki...

Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung (EKFS) is honoring Akiko Iwasaki’s groundbreaking contributions in the area of “Diseases of worldwide significance” and acknowledging her research work on immune responses to viral infections with the prize endowed with 2.5 million euros. The prize also furthers Professor Iwasaki’s plans for investigating post-acute infection syndromes such as long COVID and myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). The festive award ceremony took place on June 5th, 2023 at the Palmengarten in Frankfurt, Germany.