Professor Cisca Wijmenga has been awarded the 2018 United European Gastroenterology (UEG) Research Prize for her outstanding work “A celiac mucosal barrier-on-chip model to investigate its role in initiation of celiac disease”.
The UEG award recognizes excellence in basic science, translational or clinical research and provides €100,000 towards on-going or future research that will have a crucial impact on digestive health.
Prof. Wijmenga will receive the award during the Opening Session of UEG Week in Vienna on Monday, October 22, 2018.
For more information about UEG and the research prize see their website and the press release.
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