Botond Roska Wins the 2024 Wolf Prize in Medicine

We proudly announce that BrainVisionCenter co-founder, Botond Roska, has been awarded the 2024 Wolf Prize in Medicine. The Hungarian neurobiologist, professor, and director of the Institute of Molecular and Clinical Ophthalmology Basel (IOB) in Switzerland, received the medical prize jointly with French scientist José-Alain Sahel, who works in France and the United States. This award recognizes their efforts aimed at restoring vision to blind individuals using optogenetic therapy.

The Wolf Prize in Medicine, established in 1978, is one of the six Wolf Prizes and is considered the third most prestigious award in medicine, following the Nobel Prize and the Lasker Award.

Learn more about their pioneering research here.