Former Awardees

YearNameNationalityArea of contributionPress
2018Alastair CompstonCambridge, UKMultiple sclerosis
2017Gabor Michael HalmagyiSydney, AustraliaTesting Vestibular FunctionPress
2016Christian LüscherSwitzerlandAddiction and Dopamine SystemPress
2015Christopher KennardUKCognitive NeurosciencePress
2014Massimo ScanzianiRome, ItalyCortical circuits of visionPress
2013David Zee Baltimore, USAEye movementPress
2012John Bargh New Haven, USA Unconscious BehaviorPress
2011Roger LemonLondon, UKHand motor controlPress
2010Karl DeisserothStanford, USAOptogenetics
2009Andreas LüthiBasel, SwitzerlandFear circuitsPress
2008Howard L. WeinerBoston, USAMultiple sclerosisPress
2007Martin SchwabZurich, SwitzerlandSpinal regenerationPress
2006May-Britt Moser and Edvard MoserTrondheim, NorwaySpatial memory
2005Hartmut WekerleMunich, GermanyMultiple sclerosisPress
2004Rodolfo LlinasNew York, USAThalamic function
2003Wolf SingerFrankfurt, GermanyCortical networksPress
2002Alim-Louis BenabidGrenoble, FranceParkinson disease
2001Charles WeissmannLondon, UKPrion diseasesPress
2000Bernard CohenNew York, USAVestibular system
1999Thomas BrandtMunich, GermanyVertigo and dizziness
1998Laurence R. YoungMIT, USAHuman space exploration
1997Semir ZekiLondon, UKArt and vision
1996Theodor LandisGeneva, SwitzerlandBrain lateralization
1995Anders BjörklundLund, SwedenBrain transplants
1994Pat WallLondon, UKPain research
1993James RandiUSAFraud in science