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NRW Young Scientist Award 2012

On the 19th of November, the International Graduate School of Neuroscience presented the 7th NRW Young Scientist Award for an outstanding publication of an undergraduate to Mr Theodor Rüber, a German student from the Medical Faculty at the University of Bonn, for his work entitled "Compensatory role of the cortico-rubro-spinac tract in motor recovery after stroke", Neurology, 79, 515-522, 2012.

In addition to studying at the Medical Faculty of the University of Bonn, Mr Rüber also has a BSc in Philosphy and is a trained organist of the conservatory in Cologne.

All award winners from the NRW Graduate Schools were presented with their prizes in Düsseldorf by Dr Sandra Scheermesser, Ministry of Innovation, Science and Research of Northrhine Westphalia.

Prof. Michael Hollmann, speaker of the IGSN, hosted Theodor Rüber's colloquium at the IGSN (after which Mr Rüber wowed his audience with an organ recital in the university's Audi Max) and Prof. Klaus-Peter Hoffmann, former speaker of the IGSN, delivered the laudatio for Mr Rüber in Düsseldorf.

Photo 4 - Sen Cheng

From left to right: Prof. Klaus-Peter Hoffmann, Theodor Rüber and Dr Scheermesser

Photo 4 - Sen Cheng

All awardees and laudators of the NRW Graduate Schools