The Eva Luise Köhler Research Award has been granted annually since 2008 to promote research into rare diseases. The awarded money of €50,000 each has already enabled more than a dozen innovative research projects to be launched. The 2015 award winner, Prof. Dr. Heymut Omran, told journalist Sandra Arens how his research in the field of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia has developed since he received the award.
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How do you work in the awareness that you are often the only hope for families with a seriously ill child? Jutta Gärtner and Hendrik Rosewich are one of the few points of contact for pediatric neurological disorders, such as pediatric dementia or unclear movement disorders. Once a diagnosis is made, a grueling race against time begins. In the search for therapies, patient care and research must go hand in hand - also often on weekends. The neuropediatricians at the University Hospital Göttingen experience their work as "deeply meaningful".