Perfood Research Award 2022 (Medicine)

Prize: Awards of the University of Luebeck

General Description

The University's Research Awards for Medicine and for the STEM Departments will be funded in 2022 by the university spin-off Perfood. Luebeck-based Perfood GmbH ( develops a range of digital therapies based on personalized nutrition. The company was founded in 2017 by Dominik Burziwoda (CEO), Dr. Torsten Schröder (Chief Medical Officer), Dr. Christoph Twesten (CTO) and Prof. Dr. Christian Sina, Director of the Institute of Nutritional Medicine at the University of Luebeck.

The Perfood Research Award for Medicine 2022 goes to two recipients: PD Dr. med. Joanne Trinh from the Institute of Neurogenetics is awarded for her research "Mosaic divergent repeat interruptions in XDP influence 1 repeat stability and disease onset" and Björn-Hergen von Holt, M. Sc., from the Institute of Medical Biometry and Statistics receives the prize for his work on "Identifying genetic modifiers of age-associated penetrance in X-linked dystonia-parkinsonism".
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Granting Organisations

Awarded at event

Event titleUniversity Awards 2022
LocationKolosseum Lübeck, Lübeck, GermanyShow on map

Research Area or Academic Center

  • Research Area: Medical Genetics