Feldberg Foundation

for anglo-german scientific exchange
Established 1961

Previous German winners

  • 1981
    • Professor B Lindemann, Physiological Institute, University of Saarland, who lectured on the "NA Channel of Amphibian Epithelia" at the University of Liverpool.
  • 1980
    • Dr H Thoenen, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, who lectured on "Regulation and Survival, and Differentiation of Neurons by Nerve Growth Factor and Related Macromolecules" at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.
  • 1979
    • Dr E Neher and Dr B Sakmann, who lectured on "Analysis of Transmitter Action at the Molecular Level" at University College, London.
  • 1978
    • Professor Dr W Stoffel, Institute of Physiological Chemistry, University of Cologne, who lectured on "New Approaches to the Study of Membrane Structures" at the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine.
  • 1977
    • Professor Dr E Habermann, Pharmacological Institute, University of Giessen, who lectured on "Tetanus Toxin and Other Centrally Acting Neurotoxins as Challengers and as Tools", at University College, London.
  • 1976
    • Dr E Frömter, Max-Planck-Institut fur Biophysik, Frankfurt, who lectured at the University of Cambridge on "Solute Transport Across Epithelia".
  • 1975
    • Professor Dr H G Wittmann, Director of the Max-Planck-Institut fur Molekulare Genetik, who lectured at the University of Cambridge on "Structure and Function of E. Coli Ribosomes".
  • 1974
    • Professor Dr P Karlson, Physiologisch-Chemisches Institut der Universitat, Margurg am der Lahn, who lectured in Cambridge on the "Mechanism of Hormone Action; Past and Present Concepts".
  • 1973
    • Professor O Wieland, Klinisch-Chemisches Institut des Stadtischen Krankenhasuses, Munchen-Schwabing, who lectured at Bristol on "Regulation of Mammalian Pyruvate Dehydrogenase".
  • 1972
    • Professor Dr H Remmer, of the Institut fur Toxikologie of the University of Tubingen, who lectured at St. Mary's Hospital Medical School on "Induction of Drug Metabolising Enzyme Systems in the Liver".
  • 1971
    • Dr N Hilschmann, of the Max Planck Institut for Experimentalle Medizin, who lectured in Oxford on the "Origin of Antibody Specificity".
  • 1970
    • Professor H T Witt, Technische Universitat, Berlin, who lectured on "Coupling of Primary Events in the Functional Membrane in Photosynthesis", at the University of Bristol.
  • 1969
    • Professor E Werle, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat, Munchen, who lectured on "Trends in Kinin Research", in Birmingham.
  • 1968
    • Dr A Gierer, of the Max Planck Institute for Virus Research in Tubingen, who lectured on the "Structure and Synthesis of Ribosomes" in the Institute of Biochemistry, Glasgow.
  • 1967
    • Dr Robert Stämpfli, University of Saar, who lectured on "Progress on the Node of Ranvier" at University College, London.
  • 1966
    • Professor Dr. H Autrum, of the Zoology Institute of the University of Munich, who lectured on "Colour Vision in Man and Animals" in the University of Edinburgh.
  • 1965
    • Dr G Braunitzer, of the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry Munich, who lectured on the "Constancy and Variability of the Primary Structure of Haemoglobins and Bacteriophages", in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge.
  • 1964
    • Professor Dr Gerhard Thews, of the Physiological Institute, University of Mainz, who lectured on the "Oxygen Supply of Organs", at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London.
  • 1963
    • ProfessorW D Hasselbach, of the Max Planck Institute of Physiology, who lectured on "Calcium and the Activity of Muscle", in the Physiological Laboratory, Cambridge.
  • 1962
    • Professor Dr K J Ullrich, Director of the Physiological Institute of the Free University of Berlin, who lectured on the "Analysis of Renal Electrolyte Transport", at Oxford.

Previous British winners

  • 1981
    • Professor J Hughes, Imperial College, London, who lectured on Biosynthesis and Release of Enkephalins with Prof. H Kosterlitz, Unit for Research on Addictive Drugs, Aberdeen, who lectured on "Opiate Receptors in Nervous Tissue" at the Max Planck Institute for Psychiatry, Munich.
  • 1980
    • Dr J R Vane, Wellcome Research Laboratories, Beckenham, who lectured on "Prostacyclin in Health and Disease "at the Department of Pharmacology of the Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine, Göttingen.
  • 1979
    • Dr J L Gowans, Medical Research Council, who lectured on "The Lymphocyte" at the Hygeien Institute, University of Kiel.
  • 1978
    • Dr L L Iversen, MRC Neurochemical Pharmacology Unit, Cambridge, who lectured on the "Distribution and Release of Substance P and Other Neuropeptides in the Brain" at the Pharmacological Institute of the University of Wurzburg.
  • 1977
    • Dr Helen Muir, the Mathilda and Terence Kennedy Institute of Rheumatology, who lectured on the "Macromolecular Biochemistry of Cartilage in Relation to Osteoarthritis" at the Physiological Chemistry Institute in Munster.
  • 1976
    • Dr P D Mitchell, Glynn Laboratories, Cornwall, who lectured in Wilhelmshaven, on "Coupling Mechanisms in Metabolism and Bioenergetics".
  • 1975
    • Dr J B Gurdon, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, who lectured in Berlin on the "Intracellular Manipulation of Amphibian Eggs and Control of Gene Expression in Development".
  • 1974
    • Professor G R Brindley, MRC Neurological Prostheses Unit, Institute of Psychiatry, who lectured in Frankfurt on "Experiments directed towards an Artificial Motor Pathway for Paraplegia".
  • 1973
    • Dr Brigitte Askonas, National Institute for Medical Research, London, who lectured in Freiburg on "Antibody Diversity and Clonal Dominance".
  • 1972
    • Professor H Harris, Oxford, who lectured in Tubingen on the "Use of Cell Fusion in the Analysis of Gene Action".
  • 1970
    • Professor T Mann, of the Unit of Reproductive Physiology and Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, who lectured in Freiburg on "Research Problems in the Field of Reproductive Physiology".
  • 1969
    • Dr Marthe Vogt, Babraham, who lectured on "Transmitter Substances in the Central Nervous System at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universitat, Bonn.
  • 1968
    • Professor D C Phillips, Oxford, who lectured on "The Activity of Lysozyme" in the Pharmacology Institute of the University of Frankfurt-am-Main.
  • 1967
    • Dr W A H Rushton, Cambridge, who lectured on the "Chemical Basis of Colour Vision" in the Zoological Institute of the University of Munich.
  • 1966
    • Professor R A Gregory, of the Physiological Laboratory, University of Liverpool, who lectured on some "Aspects of the Physiology and Chemistry of Gastrin, in the Pathology Institute of the University of Mainz.
  • 1965
    • Professor B Katz, Department of Biophysics, University College London, who lectured on the "Release of Neural Transmitter Substances" at the University of Saarland in Homburg.
  • 1964
    • Professor G W Harris, Department of Anatomy at Oxford, who lectured on the "Development of Ideas on Neuro-endocrine Integration" at the Physiological Institute of Cologne University.
  • 1963
    • Professor Hugh E Huxley, of the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, who lectured on the "Molecular Basis of Contraction in Striated Muscle" in the Anatomy and Physiology Institute, Freiburg.
  • 1962
    • Professor D Whitteridge, who lectured on the "Visual pathway" at the Free University of Berlin.
  • 1961
    • Professor Sir Lindor Brown, University of Oxford, who lectured on the "Adrenergic Neurone", at Heidelberg.
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