Foundation

The Annemarie Opprecht - Foundation was established in 1998 and is sponsored by Annemarie Opprecht, a Swiss philanthropist.

The specific purpose of the Foundation is to promote, at an international level, medical or medical-related research in the field of Parkinson's disease.

Therefore, the Foundation presents at regular intervals the Annemarie Opprecht Parkinson Award, in amount of 100,000 Swiss francs.

The next award will be presented for the seventh time in 2018.

Previous awards were given in 1999, 2002, 2005, 2008, 2012 and 2015.


Board of Trustees

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Peter Gurtner, Switzerland
President of the Foundation


Prof. Dr. med. Mathias Sturzenegger, Switzerland
President of the Prize Committee


Theo Prinz, Business Economist FH, Switzerland


Dr. med. Claude Vaney, Switzerland


Prof. Dr. phil. Hans Rudolf Widmer, Switzerland


Auditor

OBT AG, Rorschach

Latest News

The next Award most probably will be presented for the eighth time in 2021.


Deadlines

Submission for the next Award:
to be defined.


Award Winners

2018 Award
Prof. Paul Krack

2015 Award
Prof. Heiko Braak

2012 Award
Prof. Lorenz Studer

2008 Award
Prof. John Hardy
Prof. Andrew B. Singleton

2005 Award
Prof. Stanley Fahn
Prof. Zbigniew K.Wszolek

2002 Award
Prof. José A. Obeso

1999 Award
Prof. Anthony H.V. Schapira
Prof. Pierre Pollak