Research Group of Erika von Mutius, Klaus Rabe, Werner Seeger and Tobias Welte

Germany

2019 Balzan Prize for Pathophysiology of respiration: from basic sciences to the bedside

For the outstanding achievements of four exceptional scientists working on respiratory diseases, Erika von Mutius, Klaus Rabe, Werner Seeger and Tobias Welte, who, under the leadership of Seeger, joined their efforts in translating innovative research into new treatments to improve the quality of life for these patients, while also motivating and training the next generation of scientists, within their common German Center for Lung Research.