Professor Thomas F. Meyer receives the Robert Koch Gold Medal for his life's work

June 8, 2020 - 10:15

The Robert Koch Gold Medal, one of the highest scientific awards in the field of infection medicine, goes this year to the German infectiologist Professor Thomas F. Meyer. The Robert Koch Foundation announced this today (Monday, June 8th). With this, the foundation honors the outstanding scientific life's work of Professor Meyer, who to this day has set milestones in infection research up to and including the uncovering of causal mechanisms of cancer development. Professor Meyer, currently Director of the Department of Molecular Biology at the Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology in Berlin, will in future advance his work in the field of infection and cancer research as a senior professor at the Medical Faculty of the Christian Albrechts University in Kiel (CAU) thus also enrich the research in the Cluster of Excellence “Precision Medicine for Chronic Inflammation” (PMI).

Further information can be found here (sorry only in German)