« Deeply marked by the health crisis linked to Covid-19, the year 2020 has changed our lives, both professional and personal. In this exceptional context, all Inserm employees have continued to advance biomedical research and have redoubled their will and efforts. », Explain the CEO of the institute, Gilles Bloch.
The winners are eight “ scientists and administrators whose work contributed throughout the year to improving knowledge about Covid-19 ».
The Grand Prize is awarded to Dominique Costagliola, director of research and deputy of the Pierre-Louis Institute of epidemiology and public health. She has been on the front lines of the fight against Covid-19 since January 2020.
The winners of the research prize are Florence Ader and France Mentré. Yazdan Yazdanpanah wins the OPECST-Inserm prize. Frédérique Lesaulnier, Hélène Espérou and Jean-Christophe Hébert that of innovation. Finally, Anthony Fauci (director of the American Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) is the winner of the international award.