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PROF. MOUSSA YOUDIM OF THE RAPPPAPORT INSTITUTE WAS ELECTED A MEMBER OF THE GERMAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, LEOPOLDINA

11 April, 2010

 

The Leopoldina , the oldest academy in the world, was founded in the city of Schweinfurt, Germany,  on 1 January 1652 under the name Academia Naturae Curiosorum.   As of 2009, a total of 162 Fellows of the Leopoldina, have been awarded  Nobel prizes .   Among the most noted of fellows are: Charles Darwin, The Curies, Albert Einstein and  Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

 

Prof. Youdim has more than 45 years experience in scientific research  and has done extensive research in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Diseases.  .   He has published more than 800 scientific articles and edited 45 books and has been on the Editorial Board of 43 International scientific journals. He has received numerous major awards and honors from Israel, U.S., England, Germany, Iran, Denmark, Holland and Switzerland.

 

Prof Youdim is the inventor (together with Prof Feinberg) of the Azilect, a drug on Market  for Parkinson's Disease and   has been named as inventor on more than  100 patents  in the field of neuropsychiatric and cardiovascular drug  development.

 

The Rappaport Institute congratulates Prof. Youdim on receiving another well deserved  honor and wish him much continued success in all his future endeavors.

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