The German Society of Human Genetics would like to
adequately recognize the merit of both outstanding established
researchers as well as of promising young researchers
to highlight the central position of human genetics
as a specialist area linking together medicine and life
The Society’s highest award is the “GfH
- medal of honor”. The award recognizes scientific
achievements and significant contributions to the field
of human genetics made by individual geneticists for
their scientific achievements, their contributions to
the field of human genetics, and for their outstanding
Moreover, especially accomplished members are recognized
as honorary members.
A presentation of outstanding scientific achievement
at the GfH annual meeting will be recognized by poster
and lecture awards, especially for young researchers.