The BIAL Award in Biomedicine 2019 ceremony took place on March 3rd 2020 at the Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Lisboa, and it was chaired by His Excellency the President of the Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa.
A research project on tumoral immunology, led by the immunologist Caetano Reis e Sousa, who leads The Francis Crick Institute Immunobiology Laboratory in London, won the 1st edition of the BIAL Award in Biomedicine.
Winning Paper: “Cyclooxygenase-Dependent Tumor Growth through Evasion of Immunity”
Authors | Corresponding authors*: Santiago Zelenay*, Annemarthe G. van der Veen, Jan P. Bottcher, Kathryn J. Snelgrove, Neil Rogers, Sophie E. Acton, Probir Chakravarty, Maria Romina Girotti, Richard Marais, Sergio A. Quezada, Erik Sahai, Caetano Reis e Sousa*
Published: Cell, Volume 162, Issue 6, P1257-1270, September 2015.
Fernando Lopes da Silva
European Research Council
Council of Rectors of Portuguese Universities
Maria do Carmo Fonseca - Vice-President
Arsélio Pato de Carvalho
European Medical Association
Scientific Board of the BIAL Foundation
Previous winners of the BIAL Award
Peter St. George-Hyslop
Howard Bauchner - JAMA
Richard Horton - The Lancet
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