Alzheimer Research Award


Since 2006, the Hans and Ilse Breuer Foundation has awarded the Alzheimer Research Prize, endowed in principle with 100,000 euros, to a total of 19 researchers - individually or divided into two. The prize is awarded to scientists who perform outstandingly well in the field of Alzheimer's research or similar dementias.

Until 2017, scientists were able to apply for the Alzheimer's Research Award, since 2018 the Foundation's Scientific Advisory Board is looking for excellence and nominates suitable candidates. The Scientific Advisory Board currently includes Dr. Daniel Fleck, Prof. Christian Haass, Prof. Dr. Manuela Neumann, Prof. Dr. Dr. Pierluigi Nicotera, Prof. Dr. med. Steffi G. Riedel-Heller and Dr. Stacie Weninger.

You are welcome to propose interesting projects or research results at home and abroad in the field of Alzheimer's research, dementia research and the research of similar aging diseases to us.

Award winners

Find out more about the winners of our Alzheimer's Research Award and their research projects.