Professor Åsa Petersén received the Fernström award 2018 for younger, successful researchers (Eric K Fernströms Svenska Pris 2018). The prize is awarded six researches at different Medical Faculties in Sweden, where each and one receives the sum of SEK 100 000. The Lund award ceremony took place on November 7 at “Forskningens dag”.
Best Neurobiology section PhD thesis 2016 was awarded Dr. Rana Soylu Kucharz for her thesis Hypothalamic and Metabolic Dysfunction in Genetic Models of Huntington's Disease.
Gunnar Gouras, Rana Soylu Kucharz and Åsa Petersén.
Best Neurobiology section PhD thesis 2015 was awarded Dr. Sanaz Gabery for her thesis New perspectives on pathology in Huntington's disease - characterization of hypothalamic changes.