The Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine: CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The Scientific Committee of the Foundation is made up of leading personalities. These experts guarantee the scientific excellence of the projects which the Foundation finances.

The Scientific Committee consists of a maximum of 23 members, the majority of whom must be Swiss nationals and living in Switzerland, or French nationals and living in France, or foreign nationals but working in one of these two countries. Major Swiss and European research institutions nominate 13 of them. The Board of Trustees is represented on the Scientific Committee by the three medical and scientific personalities who are members of the Board.

Each year, the Scientific Committee acts as the jury to decide to whom the Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine should be awarded. Members of the Scientific Committee may also be designated as experts to decide on the nomination of Louis-Jeantet professors at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva.

Call for Nominations

Candidates for the Louis-Jeantet Prize for medicine must be nominated by scientific personalities (without any family ties with them) or institutions (universities or major agencies funding research) possessing detailed knowledge of their work.

  • Self-nominations are not accepted.
  • Nominees should not be informed of their nomination.
  • Nominations of candidates under 50 are encouraged.
  • The deadline for sending in nominations for the 2018 Louis-Jeantet Prize for medicine is set on 20 February 2017.

Only official signed nomination forms will be taken into consideration by the Scientific Committee.

Prize standing rules (PDF)

Nomination form (PDF)

If you have problem to fill in the nomination form, please download the latest version of Acrobat from Adobe's website.

For further information, kindly contact the Secretariat of the Scientific Committee

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