Prestigious Minkowski Prize awarded to Patrick Schrauwen

For his translational research on skeletal muscle insulin resistance, mitochondrial function and energy metabolism in the pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes Patrick Schrauwen has been awarded this year’s Minkowski Prize of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD). It is considered the most important European diabetes research award for young scientists and is endowed with 20,000 euros. Since the first award in 1966, Schrauwen is only the second dutch scientist to win this prestigious award.
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