Award of the German Speaking Medical Society for Paraplegia (DMGP)

The German Speaking Medical Society for Paraplegia (DMGP) announces its 2018


The Ludwig-Guttmann-Award will be given for an excellent scientific work in the field of clinical research on spinal cord injury, its consequences and any other aspect of comprehensive care and rehabilitation of individuals with spinal cord injury. The work should be published in German and should not be older than two years. Publications in English are welcome, however, the provision of a comprehensive and meaningful summary in German is mandatory. The work considered for the Ludwig-Guttmann award should not have received an award, yet.

The Ludwig-Guttmann-Award comes with a prize money of 5.000,- € and represents one of the best endowed awards in the field of clinical research in spinal cord injury. The awards ceremony will take place at the annual meeting of the DMGP. The physical presence of the awardee at this ceremony is a must.

Applications for the 2016 Ludwig-Guttmann-Award should be sent by email at the latest on 28th of February 2018 to

Dr.-Ing. Rüdiger Rupp

Heidelberg University Hospital

Spinal Cord Injury Center
Schlierbacher Landstrasse 200a
69118 Heidelberg

phone: +49 6221 96 9230

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