Per Westermark awarded for amyloidosis research
The International Society of Amyloidosis has awarded Per Westermark the 2022 Giampaolo Merlini Award.
Per Westermark has dedicated his scientific career on the disease amyloidosis, which is caused by the assembly of proteins into amyloid fibrils. He has for instance developed a biopsy technique that is used throughout the world for amyloid diagnosis.
On 5 September, 2022, he will give the Giampaolo Merlini Lecture at the International Society of Amyloidosis conference in Heidelberg.