The LEO Foundation Award 2009 – Gold Award
Grantee: Dr. Christian Vestergaard
Amount: DKK 1,000,000
Grant category: LEO Foundation Awards
Presented to Danish dermatology researcher and dermatologist Dr. Christian Vestergaard, Department of Dermatology at Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark.
Dr. Vestergaard is a young talented scientist with an outstanding record of internationally recognised publications, and innovative ongoing research projects within the frontier fields of skin immunology and skin cancer. The award supports and acknowledges his work, and recognises his important role – linking basic science to the understanding of clinical questions.