The names of the 2019 Balzan Prizewinners were disclosed today in a public announcement

Jacques Aumont (France), École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts - Paris, for Film Studies
Michael Cook (UK), Princeton University (USA), for Islamic Studies
Luigi Ambrosio (Italy), Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, for Theory of Partial Differential Equations
Research Group Erika von Mutius, Klaus F. Rabe, Werner Seeger, Tobias Welte (Germany), for Pathophysiology of respiration: from basic sciences to the bedside.

The 2019 Balzan Prizewinners were announced today in Milan by the Chairman of the Balzan General Prize Committee, Luciano Maiani, together with the President of the Balzan “Prize” Foundation, Enrico Decleva, at the Corriere della Sera Foundation.

Each prize is worth CHF 750 000 (approx. EUR 680 000; USD 760 000; GBP 620 000). Half of the amount must be destined by the winners to research projects.

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