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Avrion Mitchison Prize 2009

Dr. Kai Kessenbrock

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), USA

"Neutrophil granulocytes in autoimmunity and inflammation"

Kai Kessenbrock studied life sciences at the Universities of Bonn and Heidelberg. In 2004-2008, he worked on his dissertation at the Max Planck Institute of Neurobiology in Martinsried and earned his doctoral degree from the University of Munich. Since 2008, he has been a postdoc at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), USA.

Together with Inka Albrecht, Kai Kessenbrock will receive the Avrion Mitchison Prize 2009 of the German Rheumatism Research Center in Berlin for his outstanding work on „neutrophil granulocytes in autoimmunity and inflammation,” which he will present at the award ceremony on December 1 in Berlin.

Award Ceremony and Lecture on December 1, 2009, at 5 p.m.
The Avrion Mitchison Prize, which is funded by the Ernst Schering Foundation, is presented in conjunction with the Albrecht Hasinger Lecture at the German Rheumatism Research Center (DRFZ).

Foyer of the German Rheumatism Research Center Berlin
Charité Mitte Campus
Charitéplatz 1
10117 Berlin

Kai Kessenbrock


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