Ruth Ley wins Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine 2018

Last week, Ruth Ley received the Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine 2018. The prestigious award -shared with Prof. Marco Prinz from the University Hospital Freiburg- was given in recognition of Ruth's contributions to the field of intestinal microbiome research, as well as the interaction between nutrition, the host and gut microbiota.

From left to right : Prof. Marco Prinz, Prof. Ruth Ley, Bürgermeister Peter Tschentscher, Prof. Wolfgang Baumeister and Dr. Till Schoofs. Foto: Andreas Laible

You can read the Max-Planck-Institute press release here. To learn more about the Ernst Jung-Prize for Medicine 2018, please click here.