The “United European Gastroenterology” (UEG), the umbrella association of European specialist societies for gastroenterology, awarded its renowned UEG Research Prize 2020 to Professor Stefan Schreiber, spokesperson of the Cluster of Excellence “Precision Medicine in Chronic Inflammation” (PMI). With this prize, the UEG will provide funding of €100,000 for Schreiber’s research project on investigating therapeutic mechanisms of nicotinamide in people with chronic inflammatory bowel diseases. The prize was awarded on Sunday, October 11, within the framework of the virtual conference “UEG Week Virtual 2020”. Schreiber, Director of the Institute of Clinical Molecular Biology (IKMB) at Kiel University and Director of the Department of Internal Medicine I at the University Medical Center Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH), Kiel campus, plans to use the funding to take the required steps towards developing a new basic treatment for chronic inflammatory bowel diseases.
You can find PMI press release here