On Thursday September 14th The Institute for Cancer Research had the honour of hosting this year´s Jahre Prize winners for their lectures.
The lectures were by three of the leading scientists in the Nordic countries. The main prize winner (Christer Betsholtz) and one of the junior prize winners (Simon Bekker-Jensen) have their background in cancer research.
Anders Jahre's Awards for Medical Research honor research of outstanding quality in basic and clinical medicine. The prizes are awarded by the University of Oslo and are among the largest within Nordic biomedical research.
General information about Anders Jahre's Awards for Medical Research
Photos from the ceremony (photographer: Chema Bassols)
Programme, 2017 ceremony, September 14th
The great secrets of the smallest blood vessels
Professor Christer Betsholtz
Integrated Cardio Metabolic Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, and Department of Immunology, Genetics and Pathology, Uppsala University, Sweden
Obesity, appetite-regulation and how to maintain a healthy weight loss.
The biological mechanisms behind healthy sustained weight loss in humans
Associate Professor Signe Sørensen Torekov
Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
The hardship of life: How cells survive in their hostile environment
Professor Simon Bekker-Jensen
Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of Copenhagen, Denmark