Maximilian Nitze Prize
The Maximilian Nitze Prize is the highest scientific distinction prize awarded by the DGU for outstanding achievement in experimental or clinical urology. University lecturing qualification writings, unpublished original work, and original work can be submitted that were handed in for publication after the last staging of the DGU Congress. In the last case, the application documents must be accompanied by the manuscript beginning of the respective publication. The awarding is determined by a jury. The award carries a 15,000 Euro prize.
Wolfgang Hepp Prize
The prize will be awarded in honor of Dr. Wolfgang Hepp, whom was involved with the extracorporeal shock-waves lithotripsy. He adapts himself to innovative, scientific urologist or research groups that stand for groundbreaking developments in medicine without the necessity of a business application realization. The awarding is determined by a jury. The award carries a 7,500 Euro prize and is donated by the company Dornier
Applications should be sent to:
or six printed copies to:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Urologie e.V. (DGU)
Uerdinger Str. 64
D – 40474 Düsseldorf
Tel. +49 (0) 211 516096 10
Fax +49 (0) 211 516096 60
Wolfgang Mauermayer Prize
The Wolfgang Mauermayer Prize commemorates the Munich-based urologist Professor Wolfgang Mauermayer. It will be awarded to a urology practicing scientist, that notably specialized in the area of the investigation of benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH). Applications are to be addressed to the board of directors of the BPH research group, and Prof. Klaus Hoefner/Oberhausen MD, PhD. The award carries a 5,000 Euro prize and is donated by the company GlaxoSmithKline.
The Prize commemorates this Hamburg urologist Dr. Wolfgang Knipper, MD, PhD, and will be given out to urology nurses that have been active in promoting continuing education in the field of urology for nurses and medical assistants.
A Jury will decide on winner of the prize. The award will be presented during the Annual Meeting of the German Society of Urology. The award, which is donated by the company Fresenius Kabi, carries a 3,000 Euro prize.
Applications are to be submitted as an electronic file to:
The deadline to apply fort he above mentioned Prizes is June 15, 2006.
Alexander von Lichtenberg Prize
The Alexander von Lichtenberg Prize commemorates the pioneer of German urology and co-developers of expulsion urography. The prize will be awarded for exceptional service for the area of outpatient urology and for the urology in the resident area. The awarding is determined by a jury. The form for the receipt of application documents will be sent to all resident urologists. The award carries a 5,000 Euro prize and is donated by the company Takeda Pharma GmbH.
Research and Development and Innovation Prize Uro-oncology
The Prize will be awarded to a Young Scientist (maximum age 45 years old) in the specialties urology and oncology for their prominent work on the mTOR-Inhibition in the urological oncology, especially for their work in treatment of the metastic renal cell carcinoma. All submitted work must have been published in a professional journal with Peer-Review, respectively been accepted for release, or have been presented (poster presentation) at the annual conference of the German Society of Urology prior to submission of the application. The Prize is comprised of an earmarked and name linked prize money. The prize awarding is determined by a selection committee. The prize, donated by the company Wyeth, is in the amount of 7,500 Euro.