Publication Prizes

Salute to cutting-edge research: EKFS awards Publication Prizes 2024

New approaches to diagnostics and therapy for cancer, as well as for neuro-degenerative and rare diseases


Neue Studie untersucht Peptid-Impfstoff gegen Akute Myeloische Leukämie

Teilnehmen können Patientinnen und Patienten ab 18 Jahren


Inauguration of the new work and seminar house in Schmitten

The “House in the Woods” belonging to Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung opens its doors on May 15, 2024

Translational Research

Transferring Biomedical Research to Patients Faster: ForTra gGmbH Announces Positive Funding Track Record

• Closing the gap between basic research and clinical application
• More than 50 percent of all funded projects received follow-up funding

Hier wimmelt es vor Arzneistoffen aus der Natur: Ausschnitt aus dem wandfüllenden Leuchtbild in der Ausstellung „Natur + Medizin“.

Natur + Medizin

Neue Dauerausstellung ab 18. April im Senckenberg Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Frankfurt

f.l.t.r. Prof. Madeja, Chairman EKFS Management Board; F. Mohrs, Lower Saxony's Minister Science & Culture; Prof. Brück, Dean Medical Faculty; Dr. Dangmann, Member EKFS Management Board; Prof. Moser, Auditory Neuroscience UMG

Else Kröner Fresenius Center for Optogenetic Therapies approved

Else Kröner Fresenius Foundation supports new research center for optogenetic therapies with 37.4 million euros over ten years at the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG). State of Lower Saxony is strongly supporting the establishment of the center and, together with the UMG, is holding out the prospect of up to 22.6 million euros in additional funding. The new research building with costs of 32.7 million euros will be included in the construction planning by the state of Lower Saxony. The aim of the center is to develop innovative treatment approaches for patients suffering from deafness, blindness, gastric paralysis or movement deficits. The center will be integrated into the UMG.

Else Kröner Clinician Scientist Grant for Returning to Work

Reentry after pause phase for family made easier

Funding amounting to a total of 1.2 million euros awarded for physicians following parental or family-care leave

Philipp Schommers carrying out an experiment in labs at the University of Cologne

Bridge-building between clinic and research

Three Else Kröner Clinician Scientist Professorships 2023 awarded, each endowed with 1.1 million euros

Bacterial infections in the cardiovascular system are the subject matter of the Else Kröner Graduate Research Program IKARUS at Jena University Hospital.

Getting started on a professional career as Clinician Scientist

Three Else Kröner Research Schools for Physicians awarded, each endowed with 1.3 million euros