Andrea Prader Prize
The Andrea Prader Prize is an annual Leadership Award given to an ESPE member. It is the most prestigious ESPE award, given in recognition of excellence in leadership, a lifetime achievement in teaching and research, and an outstanding overall contribution to the field of paediatric endocrinology.
The prize is awarded through final selection by the Andrea Prader Committee.
Nominations for 2020 now closed
- Self nominations are not accepted
- Candidates must be nominated in writing by one ESPE member
- A letter of endorsement, outlining the suitability of the candidate for the award, should accompany the nomination
- Candidates should submit their full CV, including their contributions to ESPE
- Candidates should submit a publication list, including citation analysis
- The winner is invited to present a lecture at the ESPE Annual Meeting
- All nominations must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Candidates may only be considered for one award each year. If a candidate is nominated for more than one award, they will be asked to choose which award they wish to be considered for
- Candidates must be ESPE members and should be nominated by one ESPE member. Self nominations are not accepted.
- There is no age limit but preference is generally given to those aged around 60 years or more.
- Current members of ESPE Council and the Andrea Prader Committee are ineligible for this award
- All nominations will be acknowledged by email.
- Selection of the award winner will be made by the Andrea Prader Committee.
- A decision will be made by the Andrea Prader Committee and is based on the candidates' excellence in leadership, lifetime achievement in teaching and research, and an outstanding overall contribution to the field of paediatric endocrinology.
- The successful candidate will be notified by the Secretary General by the end of April. Candidates who have not received notification by this date should assume that they have not been successful.
2019 Professor Jesús Argente, Madrid, Spain
2018 Professor Yves Le Bouc, Paris, France
2017 Dr Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland, Gothenburg, Sweden
2016 Dr Wieland Kiess, Leipzig, Germany
2015 Dr Francesco G. Chiarelli, Chieti, Italy
2014 Dr Jean–Pierre Bourguignon, Liege, Belgium
2013 Dr Annette Grüters-Kieslich, Berlin Germany
2012 Dr David Dunger, Cambridge, UK
2011 Dr Charles Sultan, Montpellier, France
2010 Dr Ze'ev Hochberg, Haifa, Israel
2009 Dr Jan Maarten Wit, Leiden, The Netherlands
2008 Dr Stenvert Drop, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2007 Dr Martin Savage, London, UK
2006 Dr Ieuan Hughes, Cambridge, UK
2005 Dr Wolfgang G Sippell, Kiel, Germany
2004 Dr Stephen Shalet, Manchester, UK
2003 Dr Michael Ranke, Tübingen, Germany
2002 Dr Jean-Louis Chaussain, Paris, France
2001 Dr Paul Czernichow Paris, France
2000 Dr Charles Brook, London, UK
1999 Dr Zvi Laron, Petah Tikva, Israel
1998 Dr Hans Åkerblom, Helsinki, Finland
1997 Dr Walter Teller Ulm, Germany
1996 Dr Niels Skakkebaek, Copenhagen, Denmark
1995 Dr Pierre Sizonenko, Geneva, Switzerland
1994 Dr Maguelone Forest, Lyon, France
1993 Dr Martin Ritzèn, Stockholm, Sweden
1992 Dr Nathalie Josso, Montrouge, France
1991 Dr Albert Aynsley-Green, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
1990 Dr Raphael Rappaport, Paris, France
1989 Dr Leo Van den Brande, Utrecht, The Netherlands
1988 Dr Milo Zachmann, Zürich, Switzerland