Lavinia Paternoster wins LEO Foundation Award 2023

BIOMAP researcher Lavinia Paternoster, Associate Professor from the University of Bristol, has won one of three LEO Foundation Awards for 2023.

The awards, each worth USD 100,000, recognise outstanding young researchers and scientists from around the world whose work represents an extraordinary contribution to skin research and has the potential to pave the way for new and improved treatments for skin diseases. The award winners were celebrated at an award ceremony during the ISID 2023 meeting in Tokyo, Japan, an event bringing together excellent skin researchers from all over the world.

Lavinia receives the LEO Foundation Award in Region EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) for her research pushing the boundaries of our knowledge on the important genetic components underlying several skin diseases. Lavinia’s work has led to important breakthroughs in the understanding of atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and other complex human disorders.

We are very proud of Lavinia and send her our best congratulations!

Read more about Lavinia's work and achievements on the official award website: