The Swiss Lung Foundation and the Institute of Anatomy of the University of Berne Award a personal prize of CHF 10’000 for the best research work in the field of “Lung and Respiration” in Switzerland.

  • The award is granted for the first time in 2017.
  • The choice of the prize winner will be decided by the Prize Commission.
  • The winner will present the awarded work in person.

Award Prize Winner

Prof.Dr.Med Claudia KuehniThe Ewald Weibel Prize 2017 for lung research goes on

Claudia Kuehni

Prof.Dr. med. Universität of Bern

For your excellent epidemiological and clinical work on pulmonary diseases of children, especially lung development, childhood asthma and primary ciliary dyskinesia, as well as her contribution to the creation of neonatal screening for cystic fibrosis

Berne, 30 August 2017