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Clinical Professor Asbjørn Mohr Drewes awarded the 2018 Hagedorn Prize

Clinical Professor Asbjørn Mohr Drewes of Aalborg University Hospital has been awarded the 2018 Hagedorn Prize for his pioneering research on pain and diseases of the digestive system. The prize includes the Hagedorn Medal and an accompanying award of DKK 1,500,000 and is awarded by the Danish Society for Internal Medicine and the Novo Nordisk Foundation.

Clinical Professor Asbjørn Mohr Drewes of Aalborg University Hospital has been awarded the 2018 Hagedorn Prize. 

The reason for awarding the 2018 Hagedorn Prize to Asbjørn Mohr Drewes is his research of the absolutely highest international level. In addition, the Hagedorn Prize Committee has also strongly emphasized his high level of research activity.

Pia Nimann Kannegaard, Chair of the Danish Society of Internal Medicine, which selects the recipient of the Hagedorn Prize, says, 'Asbjørn Mohr Drewes has an impressive list of publications and has supervised many PhD students. He is a key figure in the Danish Society of Gastroenterology and Hepatology and has a remarkable talent for entrepreneurship. He inspires younger colleagues and has launched many scientific and research projects.'

The Hagedorn Prize is awarded in recognition of excellent research or development efforts within internal medicine in Denmark. 

Prize recipient has uncovered the relationship between brain and gut 

Further information on the Hagedorn Prize