SSEP Prizes

Bürgi Prize (CHF 2'000)

The Bürgi Prize rewards the best original publication addressing a problem in the fields of Experimental or Clinical Pharmacology every other year. The next Bürgi Prize will be announced early 2023. Information on the application procedure and the conditions can be found here.

SSEP Poster Prize at LS2 meeting 2021 to Magdalena Rausch

At the LS2 meeting that took place on February 17-19, 2021 online, Magdalena Rausch (laboratory of Prof. Patrycja Nowak-Sliwinska, Molecular Pharmacology Group, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Geneva) received a Prize for the best poster, given by the Swiss Society of Experimental Pharmacology (SSEP) for her poster entitled “Resistance to Sunitinib in clear cell renal cell carcinoma outsmarted by the optimized multi-drug combination". Congratulations!

SSEP poster prize at the LS2 meeting 2021
SSEP poster prize at the LS2 meeting 2021

NIBR Prize of the SSPT Spring Meeting 2021 awarded to Kim Klapan and Manuel Kley

At the SSPT spring meeting that took place on April 15, 2021 online, the NIBR prize, donated by the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research was given to two young researchers:

Best Flash Talk:

Evidence for lysosomal dysfunction within the epidermis in psoriasis and atopic dermatitis by

Kim Klapan1, Ziva Frangez1, Nikita Markov1, Shida Yousefi1, Dagmar Simon2, Hans-Uwe Simon1,3,4
1Institute of Pharmacology, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
2Department of Dermatology, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
3Department of Clinical Immunology and Allergology, Sechenov University, Moscow, Russia
4Laboratory of Molecular Immunology, Institute of Fundamental Medicine and Biology, Kazan Federal University, Kazan, Russia

Best ‘Young Investigator Presentation Award’ oral presentation:

Species-specific differences in the inhibition of 11β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase 2 by itraconazole by

Silvia G. Inderbinen 1, Michael Zogg 1, Manuel Kley 1, Martin Smieško 2, Alex Odermatt 1
1 Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology and Division of Molecular and Systems Toxicology, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 50, 4056 Basel, Switzerland
2 Computational Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Basel, Klingelbergstrasse 61, 4056 Basel, Switzerland.

The NIBR prize honors young scientists for outstanding contributions in the field of pharmacology. For further information, please contact PD Dr. Weitz-Schmidt, Past-President of the SSEP.

Bürgi Prize; This prize rewards the best original publication addressing a problem in the fields of Experimental or Clinical Pharmacology every other year. The prize is donated by the Institute of Pharmacology, University of Bern. For further information, please contact Prof. Simon.

Bürgi Prize 2021 winner: Dr. Dasha Nelidova, Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology, Basel, for her original research publication "Restoring light sensitivity using tunable near-infrared sensors" Science 2020; 368: 1108-1113.

Congratulations to the winners !