News Releases

October 10, 2016

Editing the book of life – the 2016 Heinrich Wieland Prize for Professor Peter Schultz

Fundamental contributions to the biologically inspired synthesis of new molecules and, in particular, for the expansion of the genetic code

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November 3, 2015

Spot on for brain research: controlling nerve cells with light – 100,000-euro Heinrich Wieland Prize goes to Gero Miesenböck

Breakthrough concept of optogenetics and its proof of principle

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August 5, 2014

Fusion for brain signals – 100,000 euro Heinrich Wieland Prize for Reinhard Jahn

Paradigmatic studies on membrane fusion, synaptic vesicles, and neurotransmitter release

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October 10 2013

Heinrich Wieland Prize 2013 goes to Professor Tony Kouzarides

Epigenetics pioneer honored for research on gene regulation and cancer...

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October 18 2012

The Heinrich Wieland Prize 2012 goes to Carolyn R. Bertozzi

The chemist’s breakthrough method of changing cellular sugar codes can pave the way for new therapies, e.g. against cancer...

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October 27 2011

Proteins: It all depends on a correct folding plan

The protein researcher Franz-Ulrich Hartl will be awarded the Heinrich Wieland Prize 2011...

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October 28 2010

Heinrich Wieland Prize 2010

Heinrich Wieland Prize goes to scientist for work on key structures in human fatty acid synthesis...

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October 30 2009

Pictures of the 2009 Award Ceremony

The 2009 Heinrich Wieland Prize Award Ceremony took place in Munich on October 29th....

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October 29 2009

Heinrich Wieland Prize 2009

Heinrich Wieland Prize 2009 awarded for outstanding achievements in the synthesis of key natural products...

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October 30 2008

Closing in on the cause of diabetes

Diabetes researcher Markus Stoffel is awarded the prestigous Heinrich Wieland Prize 2008 – Nepomuk Zöllner receives the Heinrich Wieland Medal 2008 for his lifetime achievement in gout research...

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October 26 2007

Heinrich Wieland Prize 2007 awarded to Joachim Herz for uncovering novel functions for lipoprotein receptors

Ingelheim and Munich/Germany, 26 October 2007 - Prof. Joachim Herz, M.D., from the Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas (USA), received this year’s Heinrich Wieland Prize for his ...

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November 03 2006

Heinrich Wieland Prize 2006 awarded for excellence in glycolipid chemistry

Ingelheim and Munich/Germany, 03 November 2006 - Prof. Alois Fuerstner from the Max-Planck-Institute for Coal Research in Muelheim/Ruhr received this year’s Heinrich Wieland Prize for exceptional achievements in the synthesis ...

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November 04 2005

Heinrich Wieland Prize 2005 and Gold Medal for lifetime achievements awarded

Ingelheim and Munich/Germany, 4 November 2005 – Prof. Helen H. Hobbs from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, is the winner of the Heinrich Wieland Prize 2005. She received the award and the prize money of € 25,000 at the ...

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November 12 2004

Heinrich Wieland Prize 2004 for research into the role of endocannobinoids in neuronal communication in the brain

Ingelheim/Germany, 12 November 2004 - The Heinrich Wieland Prize has been jointly awarded to Prof. Raphael Mechoulam, Hebrew University, Jerusalem and Prof. Roger Nicoll the University of California, San Francisco for their research into ...

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November 06 2003

Heinrich Wieland Prize 2003 for research into the role of hormo

Ingelheim, Germany, 6 November 2003 – The Heinrich Wieland Prize, endowed with EUR 25,000, has this year been awarded to Prof. David J. Mangelsdorf, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

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November 08 2002

Boehringer Ingelheim donates Heinrich Wieland Prize for obesity

Ingelheim, Germany, 8 November 2002 - The Heinrich Wieland Prize worth EUR 25,000 was awarded to Prof. Stephen O`Rahilly from the Departments of Medicine and Clinical Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, on 8 November

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