of the MICHAEL FOUNDATION
for outstanding research regarding SUDEP
The Harald Fey research prize is awarded by the MICHAEL FOUNDATION for research activities in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland in memory of Harald Fey.
Harald Fey was the son of Susanne and Dr. Peter Fey and died on October 28th, 2007 from SUDEP (Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy).
The Harald Fey Prize is an award for the best scientific research work regarding causes of SUDEP as well as prevention methods and coping strategies for SUDEP. The goal is to stimulate the research of SUDEP in the mentioned countries. It is directed at researchers in medicine, (neuro-) psychology, and rehabilitation.
The prize is endowed with € 5000 and is planned to be awarded every two years at the joined annual conferences of the German and Austrian Societies for Epileptology, and the Swiss League Against Epilepsy.
The prize is funded by a donation of the Fey family to the MICHAEL FOUNDATION.
The following documents are accepted as part of the application for the Harald Fey Prize :
- Papers, that have been published or are accepted for publication or
- documented activities
HARALD FEY PRIZE 2021 awarded
The Harald Fey Prize 2021 was awarded to
das Team um die Erstautorin Elisa Bruno
für die multizentrische und mit internationaler Kooperation gestaltete Forschungsarbeit über eine digitale diagnostische Methode, die im häuslichen Umfeld als „Wearable“ eingesetzt werden könnte mit der Perspektive der SUDEP-Prävention.more [in german]...
The members of the prize committee are:
Prof. Dr. Andreas Schulze-Bonhage, Freiburg
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Stephani, Kiel
Prof. Dr. Rainer Surges, Bonn
Legal recourse is excluded.