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September 9–10, 2019





Welcome to the 6th Symposium on Phospholipids in Pharmaceutical Research!

The Phospholipid Research Center celebrates the 6th International Symposium on Phospholipids in Pharmaceutical Research on September 9 – 10, 2019 in Heidelberg, Germany. In accordance to our vision “Connecting the World of Phospholipids”, we focus this year mainly on stimulating discussions between academia and industry. Phospholipids have unique properties and benefits in pharmaceutical applications, which means, that exciting presentations, conversations and awards can be expected. The symposium is intended to bring together phospholipid scientists from all over the world, offering the opportunity to initiate exciting discussions and long-term collaborations.

We are looking forward to meeting you in Heidelberg in September!

When: September 9 – 10, 2019
Where: Chester Hotel, Heidelberg

Early Bird
Students can apply for an early bird travel grant up to 150 Euro. The travel grand depends on the total travel costs (please send a copy of student ID). Students who are already supported by the PRC are excluded. Please notice that the number of registration funds is limited.
Early Bird Deadline: June 3, 2019

Last Call
Participants are requested to use the registration form and to send this form by email to:
Registration Deadline: July 15, 2019


Symposium only € 275.00
Symposium incl. Conference Dinner at Schwetzingen Palace € 300.00

Student (Please send a copy of your student ID):
Symposium only € 50.00
Symposium incl. Conference Dinner at Schwetzingen Palace € 75.00

Member Discount:
Member of the Phospholipid Research Center get a reduction of € 25.00

Scientific Programm

Program will be available soon.

9. Sept.
8.30   Registration
9.00   Adress of Welcome
17.15  End
18:15  Welcome Reception
19:00 Conference Dinner

Please see the program file for details.

10. Sept.
9.00   Start
14.30 Award ceremony
16.00 End

Please see the program file for details.

Confirmed speakers:

Ass. Prof. J. Jun-Pil, Chosun
(Chosun University, Republic of Korea)
Prof. P. Luciani
(University of Bern, Switzerland)
Dr. H. Han
(HERON Therapeutics Inc., USA)
Dr. G. Jensen
(Gilead Sciences Inc., USA)
Dr. C. Klose
(Lipotype GmbH, Germany)
Prof. A. Schroeder
(Technion, Israel)
Prof. E. Fattal
(University Paris-Sud, France)
Dr. S. May
(North Dakota State University, USA)
Prof. A. Attama
(University of Nigeria, Nigeria)

… and many more

Phospholipid Research Center Poster Award 2019
Submit your poster abstract and win the Phospholipid Research Center Poster Award 2019!

Poster Abstract Deadline: July 15, 2019
Winner: Cash prize for the best 3 posters (each € 500)


Thudichum Award for Young Scientists
You are an outstanding phospholipid researcher? Apply now your publications and win the Thudichum Award 2019 accompanied by a cash prize!

Deadline: July 15, 2019
Winner: 1 winner, Cash prize of € 5000

Click here to see more information.


Thudichum Life Award
The Thudichum Life Award winner will be nominated by a selected scientific commitee for extraordinary scientific achievements in the area of pharmaceutical phospholipid research.

Deadline: July 15, 2019
Winner: 1 winner

Social Program

Guided Tour of Heidelberg Castle

You are kindly invited to join a first meet and greet at the Heidelberg Castle. The tour of the castle will be presented by a professional tour guide and is free of charge for each participiant.

When: September 8, 2019
Where: Heidelberg Castle (meeting point is the main entrance)

Welcome Reception & Conference Dinner at Schwetzingen Palace

We would like to invite you to join our Welcome Reception at the beautiful Schwetzingen Palace, on September 9, evening. A delicious dinner is served in a unique ambience.
There is a shuttle service from Chester Hotel to Schwetzingen Palace and from Schwetzingen Palace back to Heidelberg main station.

Heidelberg is a beautiful old town in the shadow of the ruins of Heidelberg castle. Known for its university and castle, Heidelberg celebrates both the old and the new, making it the perfect place for everyone. Heidelberg is located on the southwest side of Germany, about one hour south of Frankfurt and one hour north of Stuttgart. Thus, it is a central location and easy to reach by public transport. We collected some general travel and accommodation advices for you.