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Award 2020

The Swiss Foundation for Tuberculosis Research invites applications for the 19th SwissTB Award for the amount of CHF 10'000. Please submit your work until 31.12.2019 online via the SwissTB website.

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2019 Swiss TB Award

Every year since 2002, the Swiss Foundation for Tuberculosis Research awards the CHF 10'000 Swiss TB Award for outstanding work by Swiss researchers. This year's winners are Ms Kathrin Zürcher and Ms Marie Ballif from the ISPM in Berne with their recently published important work in the Lancet Journal on the importance of a corrective testing of tuberculosis pathogens for drug resistance to treatment outcomes. This has a decisive influence on their survival, especially in multi-resistant (MDR) tuberculosis or extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis. - Read more

2018 SwissTB Award

The 2018 SwissTB Award goes to two scientists: Dr. Andrej Trauner, Swiss TPH, and Dr. Anna Rominski, Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie Universität Zürich - Read more

2017 SwissTB Award's Special Prize

Kathrin Zürcher gets a special prize of CHF 1'000 for her publication: "Tuberculosis Mortality and Living Conditions in Bern, Switzerland, 1856-1950" - Read more