THE NAUTA AWARD FOR PHARMACOCHEMISTRY
Dr Paul Leeson
GlaxoSmithKline, United Kingdom
By awarding the Nauta Award, the EFMC acknowledges and recognizes outstanding achievements in the advancement of Medicinal Chemistry and the development of international organizational structures in Medicinal Chemistry.
The EFMC is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2014 Nauta Award for outstanding achievements in the field of Medicinal Chemistry is Dr Paul LEESON.
THE UCB-EHRLICH AWARD for EXCELLENCE IN MEDICINAL CHEMISTRY
Prof. Craig Crews
Yale University, Department of Chemistry, USA
The EFMC awards the UCB-Ehrlich Award for Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry to a young scientist for outstanding research in the field of Medicinal Chemistry in its broadest sense.
The EFMC is pleased to announce that the recipient of the 2014 UCB – Ehrlich Award for outstanding research into natural products and chemical biology is Professor Craig CREWS.
THE PROUS INSTITUTE - OVERTON AND MEYER AWARD FOR NEW TECHNOLOGIES IN DRUG DISCOVERY
Prof. György Ferenczy and Prof. György Keseru
Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
To encourage innovation and investigation in technological development related to drug discovery, the EFMC awards the Prous Institute – Overton and Meyer Award to the author of discovery, evaluation or use of new technologies.
The Selection Committees are proud to announce the names of the winner and the most meritorious runners-up of the EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry and the EFMC Prize for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia.
EFMC PRIZE FOR A YOUNG MEDICINAL CHEMIST IN INDUSTRY
Grazia PIIZZI, Novartis, Switzerland
Laurence JUNG, Prestwick, France
Pavel MYKHAILIUK, Enamine, Ukraine
“The EFMC Prize for Young Medicinal Chemist in Industry” acknowledges and recognizes an outstanding young medicinal chemist (<10 years after PhD) working in industry within Europe. The Prize is given annually and consists of a diploma, € 1.000 and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC symposium.
EFMC PRIZE FOR A YOUNG MEDICINAL CHEMIST IN ACADEMIA
Christian OLSEN, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Christian GRUBER, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Frank BOECKLER, Eberhard Karls University Tübingen, Germany
“The EFMC Prize for Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia” was established by the European Federation for Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC) to acknowledge and recognize an outstanding young medicinal chemist (<10 years after PhD) working in academia within Europe. The Prize is given annually and consists of a diploma, € 1.000 and an invitation for a short presentation at an EFMC symposium.
Dr Helmut Buschmann
Pharma Consulting Aachen, Germany
The 2014 Iupac Richter Prize has been awarded to Dr Helmut BUSCHMANN for his outstanding creative contributions to the invention and development of the novel analgesic drug tapentadol (Nucynta™ and Palexia™).
The Prize (USD 10 000) has been established by a generous gift from the Chemical Works of Gedeon Richter, Plc. (Budapest, Hungary) to acknowledge the key role that medicinal chemistry plays toward improving human health.