Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Medical Awards

“The primary force creating the future today is the passion for scientific research.”
                                                                                              Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı

Since 1959, the Eczacıbaşı Group has sought to contribute to the advancement of medical and pharmaceutical sciences through its medical awards, a tradition started by the Group's founder Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı.

The 2021 Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Medical Awards were presented on 7th of September 2021, Prof. Dr. Uğur Şahin and Dr. Özlem Türeci received the Eczacıbaşı Medical Award of Honor; Prof. Dr. Mübeccel Akdiş, the Medical Science Award; Prof. Dr. Elif Çadırcı, the Medical Incentive Award; Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özgür Kütük, the Medical Research Award; and Bengisu Karaköse, the Medical Student Project Award.

Presented every two years, the Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Medical Awards have to date given out 35 Medical Science Awards, 44 Medical Incentive Awards, 18 Medical Students Project Awards and 179 Medical Research Awards for research projects.

The Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Medical Awards Jury currently comprises Prof. Dr. Turgay Dalkara, jury president, and Prof. Dr. Murat Akova, Prof. Dr. Şermin Genç, Prof. Dr. Ahmet Gül, Prof. Dr. Arzum Erdem Gürsan, Prof. Dr. Hakan S. Orer and Prof. Dr. Lale Tokgözoğlu.

Detailed information in Turkish on the 2021 Dr. Nejat F. Eczacıbaşı Medical Award winners, their projects s is available at www.eczacibasitipodulleri.com