Ton Schumacher receives Meyenburg Award 2015

Ton Schumacher (Netherlands Cancer Institute and ICI executive board member) has received the Meyenburg Award 2015 on Wednesday, September 11th.

The award is established by the German Meyenburg Foundation, which aims to stimulate excellence in cancer research. The prize is awarded annually to an internationally acclaimed scientist for his or her outstanding achievements. Schumacher receives this award in recognition of his research on T cell recognition of human cancer.

The prize money of the award is 50.000 Euro. Schumacher feels honored to receive this award. If you look at the list of former awardees, it is a privilege to be amongst them', says Schumacher. The list of recent Meyenburg Award winners includes, among other renowned researchers, four scientists who later on received a Nobel Prize.