Heinrich Draeger Research Award 2008

  • Steven, Philipp (Award Recipient)

Prize: Awards of the University of Luebeck

General Description

Dr. med. Philipp Steven receives the Heinrich Draeger Research Award 2008 for his work "Experimental induction and three-dimensional two-photon imaging of conjunctiva-associated lymphoid tissue".
Dr. Steven, born 1976 in Gronau/Westfalen, has been working as a physician and as aresearcher at the Department of Ophthalmology since 2003 (Director: Prof. Dr. med. Salvatore Grisanti). He also works as a scientist at the Institute of Anatomy (Director: Prof. Dr. med. Jürgen Westermann). His research interests include ocular surface immunology and the development of an animal model and establishment of 2-photon microscopy to study immunological defense mechanisms of the conjunctiva. Dr. Steven is a member of the junior group "Inflammation of the Epithelium" and founder and speaker of the research network 2-PIN.

The Heinrich Draeger Research Award was established in 2004 by the Dräger family and Drägerwerk AG on the initiative of Mrs. Lisa Dräger.
Once a year, the University of Luebeck awards this prize in recognition of a particularly outstanding scientific publication based on results that were primarily generated at the university. The prize is awarded alternately to scientists from the STEM and Medicine faculties.
Degree of recognitionLocal
Granting Organisations

Awarded at event

Event titleUniversity Awards 2008
LocationLeibniz Forschungszentrum Borstel, Borstels, GermanyShow on map

Research Area or Academic Center

  • Academic Focus: Center for Infection and Inflammation Research (ZIEL)