The LEO Foundation Award 2012 – Gold Award
Grantee: David Schrama
Amount: DKK 1,000,000
Grant category: LEO Foundation Awards
Presented to Assistant Professor David Schrama at the Dermatology Department at Graz Medical University, Austria.
Schrama’s research focuses on melanoma biology. His research team currently analyses the impact of genetic diversity among patients and tumours on prognosis and clinical outcome of therapies. In recent years, Schrama’s scientific work has focused on unravelling the biology of another skin cancer; the polyomavirus associated merkel cell carcinoma.