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Ernst Jung Symposium 2021
AWARD-WINNING MEDICINE
Dear Sir or Madam, 
The Covid-19 pandemic has kept the scientific community busy over the past year and also in the first months of this year and has repeatedly highlighted how important scientific research is for society. With this in mind, we would like to share exciting news and good news from our foundation with you again this year.
Ernst Jung Symposium 2021
ERNST JUNG LAUREATE 2021: DIGITAL SYMPOSIUM
We cordially invite you to the digital Ernst Jung Symposium 2021, on Thursday, 20 May 2021, where we will award this year's Ernst Jung Prize for Medicine, the Ernst Jung Gold Medal for Medicine and the Ernst Jung Career Advancement Award to our laureates. Experience the award ceremony and listen to the presentations of our award-winning researchers on their cutting-edge research achievements. Further information on registration, the programme and the award winners can be found here.
ERNST JUNG LAUREATES TODAY
Professor Dr. Nenad Ban
NENAD BAN: BREAKTHROUGH AGAINST THE CORONAVIRUS
In 2020, Prof. Dr. Nenad Ban and a group of Swiss researchers identified a mechanism by which Sars-CoV-2 takes control of human cells. This mechanism causes cells to reduce the production of their own cells, while the production of virus cells is accelerated.

Find more information here.
Prof. Dr. Anthony S. Fauci
ANTHONY S. FAUCI: FIGHTING AGAINST SARS-CoV-2
Prof. Anthony S. Fauci, MD, is another pioneer in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. The US disease advisor, who has been consulting the United States since Ronald Reagan, has been campaigning for effective containment of the pandemic since its beginning in 2020, calling for tougher coronavirus-related regulations in the US.

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Prof. Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier
CHARPENTIER: JUNG FOUNDATION PREDICTED NOVEL PRIZE
Prof. Emmanuelle Charpentier received a special honour last year. Together with her US-American colleague Jennifer Doudna, the French biochemist received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020 developing the CRISPR-Cas9 system. The CRISPR-Cas9 system enables targeted deactivation and correction of defective genes.

Find more information here.
FUNDINGS
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VIRTUAL REALITY FOR REALITY-BASED TRAINING
Since 2020, the Jung Foundation has been supporting the UKE Foundation in funding a project promoting the establishment of VR technology for cardiopulmonary resuscitation in medical studies at the Faculty of Medicine Hamburg.

Find more information here.
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GOLD FOR THE HEIDELBERG 2020 iGEM TEAM
Last year, the Jung Foundation funded the iGEM Team Heidelberg 2020 in prestigious academic international Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition in the field of synthetic biology. As part of the research project, the team of 16 developed tools to control cellular systems.

Find more information here.
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SCHOLARSHIPS FOR STUDENTS OF HUMAN MEDICINE
For the fourth time in a row, the Jung Foundation is sponsoring three medical students at the University of Hamburg. During a digital event, the Foundation awarded this year's Deutschlandstipendium scholarships to Kira Ayleen Offen, Yi Desheng Denise Yang and Dennis Atug, providing all three students of human medicine with a monthly financial allowance.

Find more information here.
Jung-Stiftung in Hamburg
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