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17th Congress of the ENEA
19-22 October 2016
Palazzo Mezzanotte, Milan, Italy




Rolf Gaillard Prize

The first winner of the Rolf Gaillard prize is Prof. Günter Stalla from the Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Munich, Germany. The award took place during the 4th ENEA workshop on Acromegaly that took place in Marseille. The prize of € 15,000 is donated by the "Fondation pour la recherche en Endocrinologie, diabetology et métabolisme", which was founded in 2011 by the family of the late Prof. Rolf Gaillard.

Günter Stalla studied medicine at the Ludwig-Maximilian University in Munich and received his doctorate in 1980 in Experimental Endocrinology. He is a specialist in Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Diabetology and Andrology and professor of internal medicine. Since 1990 he has been working at Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry in Munich, where he is the head of internal medicine, endocrinology, clinical chemistry Neuroendocrinology ambulance and Andrology that cares for patients with endocrine and metabolic diseases. His research covers a large spectrum of pituitary tumors and their psychiatric and metabolic comorbidities and his research group has revealed during the years new mechanisms of pituitary tumorigenesis and introduced novel pharmacological targets for their improved management.

On the Rolf Gaillard prize, please find more information under About ENEA > Prizes.


The European Neuroendocrine Association (ENEA) was founded in the early 1980's to promote, assist and integrate neuroendocrinology in all its aspects, both basic and clinical, initially throughout the European continent. ENEA promotes basic and clinical research in neuroendocrine physiology, pathophysiology, oncology and therapeutics as well as in disciplines affected by neuroendocrinology like metabolism and psychiatry.

ENEA organizes biennial meetings to discuss and explore the latest research and concepts in current neuroendocrinology and also to educate and motivate endocrinologists in training and scientists contacting basic and translational research in neuroendocrinology and related fields.

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In memoriam

In memoriam of the late Giovanni Faglia

In memoriam of the late ENEA president Rolf Gaillard


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