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Announcement of the Franco Regli Prize 2020/2021’s winner

The consistently outstanding quality and originality of the numerous works submitted have impressed the scientific committee. Hence, in recognition of this research effort the committee has decided to elect one winner and three distinguished nominees.


The Franco Regli Prize 2020/21 is awarded to

Dasha Elena Nelidova


The three nominees are (in alphabetical order)

Fosco Bernasconi, Eva Blondiaux

Annika Keller

Peter N. Nirmalraj, Thomas Schneider and Ansgar Felbecker

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The Franco Regli Foundation supports research in the area of neurodegenerative diseases and awards scientific works in the field. Professor of Neurology Franco Regli has created the Foundation with the aim of supporting and encouraging researchers in the field of neuroscience.


From this impulse, the Foundation has established a prize to award the best scientific works in fundamental or clinical research within the field of neurodegenerative diseases.

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The Foundation awards a prize to a researcher or a research team working in Switzerland – regardless of their nationality – having achieved a high-quality scientific publication in fundamental or clinical research in the field of neurodegenerative diseases.

For a publication to be considered, it needs to be published in a peer-reviewed scientific journal or accepted for publication. 

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Donations to the Franco Regli Foundation for Research in the Field of Neurodegenerative Diseases are accepted with gratefulness and will serve in line with the aims of the Foundation. The Foundation is subjected to the Surveillance Authority LPP and the Foundations of Western Switzerland (Autorité de surveillance LPP et des Fondations de Suisse occidentale).

The Franco Regli Foundation is a non-profit foundation. Donations can be deducted from taxable income according to the Swiss cantonal laws. A donation’s certificate will be provided and acknowledgements might be published on this website upon request.


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Maria Cristina Donati-Regli

President of the Board of Foundation

Brunnadernstrasse 29, 3006 Berne

+41 31 352 06 56



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