Life time achievement award
At the biannual international inflammation meeting in Paris, the 2011 Inflammation Research Life Time Achievement Award was awarded to Wim B. van den Berg (Department of Rheumatology) for his significant scientific contributions in the field of inflammation research over a sustained period. In addition to scientific excellence focused on "Cytokines and chronic destructive arthritis", Prof. van den Berg was honored for the outstanding leadership and mentoring of many young scientists who have continued their careers in inflammation research. (www.inflammation2011.com scientific programme, plenary lectures).
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